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Robert M. Kerr

Private

58th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss M. Lavars
  • Plaque: 3455

Additional Info

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Biography

Robert Murdock Kerr was born in Burrumbeet, and enlisted from there on 10th November 1916. He was 23 years old, single and a farmer. He joined the 58th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3177. During the fighting at Mont St Quentin on 2nd September 1918 he was seriously wounded, He was admitted to the 14th Australian Field Ambulance but died the next day, 3rd September, 1918. He is buried in Assevillers New British Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 3455

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour