Rex Arthur KERRY

KERRY, Rex Arthur

Service Number: 1763
Enlisted: 5 January 1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Machine Gun Company
Born: Barisal, Bengal, India, 1890
Home Town: Chatswood, Willoughby, New South Wales
Schooling: Sons of Missionaries School; University of Sydney
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Died of wounds, Pozieres, Picardie, France, 21 July 1916
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1763, 3rd Infantry Battalion
17 Mar 1915: Involvement Private, 1763, 3rd Infantry Battalion
17 Mar 1915: Embarked Private, 1763, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Sydney
12 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Machine Gun Company
17 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1st Machine Gun Company

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Rev. John George and Annie Elizabeth KERRY

Of 51 Fernbank Road, Redhead, Bristol, England

Late of Chatswood Prepartory School.

Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

Rex was a Gallipoli veteran.