Andrew KERR

KERR, Andrew

Service Numbers: 599, N458508
Enlisted: 11 March 1915, B Company
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rockdale, New South Wales, 11 March 1897
Home Town: Woollahra, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Natural causes (old age), Nimbin, New South Wales, 30 June 1986, aged 89 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

11 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 599, 17th Infantry Battalion, B Company
12 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 599, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 599, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
15 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 599, 17th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 May 1916: Wounded Private, SN 599, 17th Infantry Battalion, Wounded (remaining on duty)
30 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 17th Infantry Battalion
2 Mar 1917: Wounded Lance Corporal, SN 599, 17th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, 2nd occasion - Shell wounds (arm and buttocks)
9 Oct 1917: Wounded Lance Corporal, SN 599, 17th Infantry Battalion, Battle of Poelcapelle, 3rd occasion - Shell wound (back - severe)
1 Nov 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 599, 17th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

22 Jul 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN N458508

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