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World War One - Roll of Honour

Sergeant

Robert Kerr

Born:

1866 Dalry, Ayrshire

Service No.

462233
and 24282 RDC

Regiment(s)

572nd Agricultural Company

Military Notes:

Family Notes:

Son of William and Margaret Kerr
Brother of John, Andrew, James, Jessie and Annie Kerr
Father of Doris Ellen Kerr, Margaret Kirkwood Kerr and Alice Jean Kerr.
1871 address: New House Farm, Dalry, Ayrshire
1881 address: New House Farm, Dalry, Ayrshire
1891 address: New House Farm, Dalry, Ayrshire
1901 address: The Street, Westwell, Kent
1911 address: The Bowl Inn, Hastingleigh, Kent

1918 Absent Voters List for East Ashford Registration District, has him registered as living in The Bowl Inn, Hastingleigh.

His wife Alice Kerr took over running the pub till her death in 1958 when it transferred to her son in law Mr Newport.

Civilian Occupation:

Licensee of the Bowl Inn, Hastingleigh

Married:

Alice Carey from Westwell

Died:

30 March 1929 buried Hastingleigh Churchyard

Is listed on the WW1 Honour Roll in Hastingleigh Church

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 The following two photos have been kindly sent in by Robert Kerr's family and copyright is held by them. 

 

  Robert Kerr is the soldier on the far left of the trio from the Royal West Kent Regiment.

 Robert Kerr is standing on the back row, third from the right, holding a pipe in his hand. The party seems to be taking place outside
 as trees can be seen behind the rear flags.

 If you can identify the location, the reason behind this party or any of the other men in the photograph, please let us know.