Robert Kerr

KERR, Robert. Dr T4/040878 RASC Attached 74 Field Ambulance. Enlisted 17/9/1914 but not called up to Bradford in ASC until 7/1/1915 and went to France 30/8/1915. He was there, apart from some short periods of leave, until 8/6/1919, and was demobbed 18/7/1919. Born August 1894, Douglas, Lanarkshire, Scotland. His father and N of K, John Kirk Kerr, living at Monreith on his enlistment, which was then altered to Yarncliffe Lodge, Padley, on the Longshaw estate, where he probably was for most of the war, before moving to Ringwood Hall farm, Brimington, Chesterfield. Robert’s brother James Gold Kerr also served.

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