Harold Younger KERR

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KERR, Harold Younger

Service Number: 83
Enlisted: 22 August 1914
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 1st Light Horse Regiment
Born: West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, 22 December 1894
Home Town: West Maitland, Maitland, New South Wales
Schooling: Maitland Boys' High School, Maitland, New South Wales
Occupation: Merchant
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Maitland High School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 83, 1st Light Horse Regiment
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Sergeant, SN 83, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Sergeant, SN 83, 1st Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
12 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 83, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
30 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 83, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Bomb wound calf
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 83, 1st Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William Robert and Emily Katherine KERR, West Maitland