Daniel KERR

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KERR, Daniel

Service Number: 970
Enlisted: 7 September 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Renfrewshire, Scotland, 15 November 1891
Home Town: Bayswater, Bayswater, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Ironturner
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 30 July 1915, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 25 Chaplain Rev, T.G. Robertson officiated
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 970, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 970, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 970, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 20 years

Address at the time of enlistment was C/- William Brown, Kitchen Avenue, Bayswater, WA

Father of an ex-nuptial daughter with Mary Deane name of daughter was Jennie Kerr Deane of Collins Street, Johnstone, Scotland

Son of Samuel Kerr of Williamson Place, Johnstone, Scotland

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served an apprenticeship with Johnson, Clifton adn Wadell for nearly 5 years