Robert Alexander KERR

KERR, Robert Alexander

Service Number: 1048
Enlisted: 23 September 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Depot Units of Supply
Born: West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, 18 March 1895
Home Town: West Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales
Schooling: Maitland High School, Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Audit Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia, 2 November 1990, aged 95 years
Cemetery: Newcastle Memorial Park, Beresfield, New South Wales
Cremated
Memorials: Maitland High School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1048, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Train
21 Dec 1914: Involvement Driver, SN 1048, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Train
21 Dec 1914: Embarked Driver, SN 1048, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Train, HMAT Port Macquarie, Sydney
13 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1048, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Train, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Sep 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, Depot Units of Supply
1 Dec 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1048, Depot Units of Supply, RMS Adriatic, Liverpool for New York and then in SS Sonoma from San Francisco on 24 December 1918 (all at own expense - 1914 leave) for return to Australia - arriving Sydney 14 January 1919 for quarantne.
19 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1048, Depot Units of Supply

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Henry and Alice KERR