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Clarence Hubert Kerr

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clarence Hubert AWMM
  • Surname
    Kerr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    45095 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 February 1915 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    14/2/1915 Public - Becky - Other relative - 4 March 2018 - Family records.
  • Place of birth
    Born in Stoke, Nelson. Public - Becky - Other relative - 4 March 2018 - Family records.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM C/O L.G. Cross, Weber, New Zealand AWMM
    • Bert worked as a Shepherd in the Dannevirke area before enlistment. Public - Becky - Other relative - 4 March 2018 - Family records.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F. Kerr (mother), Bridge Street, Eketahuna, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    45095 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Ernest Kerr and of Florence Caroline Kerr (nee Small), of Stoke, Nelson AWMM
    • Bert was the 6th born of 7 and the youngest son.
      Bert was described as a 'swell chap, who was always bright and cheerful whatever conditions prevailed' and 'a good pal, none come better and a good soldier'. Public - Becky - Other relative - 4 March 2018 - Family records and letters from Pte. J R McLean and Pte. E B Whyborn.
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About death

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  • Death
    18 February 1943 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya AWMM 12. F. 4. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 190 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 March 2018BeckyNapierOther relative

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