Thomas Kerr

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Ayr
  • Service no: 17357
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 20.09.1915
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Brandhoek Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.C.26

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Ayr
  • Address: 14 South Rd, Lochee, Dundee
  • Occupation: Gray St Works
  • Mother:

    Margaret Kerr

  • Father:

    Hugh Kerr

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Annie Hutton (formerly Kerr), 14 South Rd, Lochee

  • Children:

    George, born 23.12.1912 & Thomas, born 30.05.1915

More about Thomas Kerr

Son of Mr & Mrs Kerr of Ayr.

Thomas Kerr   17357   Royal Scots Fusiliers

Private Thomas Kerr, whose death in action is also announced, was a Lochee Man, and resided at 14 South Road.  He enlisted in March last.  Formerly he was employed in Gray Street Works.  Deceased, who was only twenty-one years of age, leaves a widow to mourn his loss.

Dundee People’s Journal 16th October 1915

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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