Born: 1896, Boscombe, Hampshire.
Died: 1.45am – 26th May 1916; age 29; Died of Wounds – at No. 10. Casualty Clearing Station, Abeele – Shot in the abdomen by a sniper while standing in a trench.
Date of Entry Therein: 22nd July 1915.
Regiment: Rifle Brigade, 12th Battalion, 60th Brigade, 20th Division.
1901 Ashcroft, Park Road, East Barnet, Hertfordshire.
Photograph courtesy of Gordon Kerr.
Edward was 4 years old and living with his parents.
William Francis Kerr, 29, a Clergyman – Church of England, born Jamaica, West Indies.
Elizabeth Ada Wallace Kerr (nee Bournes), 31, born Clare, King’s County, Ireland.
1911 Marlborough College, Wiltshire.
Edward was 14 years old, and a Student at the college.
Edward was planning to study Classics at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge.
Soldiers’ Effects to Rev. William Francis Kerr – father.
The Rev. William Francis Kerr was Rector of St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich from 1911 – 1919. Before becoming the Rector of Treeton Parish Church, Rotherham, Yorkshire.