Corporal JOHN SHAW KERR (photo added)

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Rank Corporal
Forenames JOHN SHAW
Surname KERR (photo added)
Initials J S
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 13 June 1944
Age Unknown
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 2935211
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 5 Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders (7th August 1940-17th July 1944 - 51st Highland Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location III. F. 10.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF ELIZABETH CRAWFORD, OF WIGTON, CUMBERLAND.

Additional Information

JOHN SHAW KERR (right), 1939/40.1

 

 

Corporal JOHN SHAW KERR'S mother visiting his grave in 1949/50.

 

 

References
1. information and photographs kindly provided by Joan Crawford Sunderland, half-sister of Corporal JOHN SHAW KERR, via Graham Whatley.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Joan Crawford Sunderland, half-sister of Corporal JOHN SHAW KERR, via Graham Whatley.
Individual photograph: Joan Crawford Sunderland, half-sister of Corporal JOHN SHAW KERR, via Graham Whatley.
Additional photographs provided by: Joan Crawford Sunderland, half-sister of Corporal JOHN SHAW KERR, via Graham Whatley.
Additional information provided by: Joan Crawford Sunderland, half-sister of Corporal JOHN SHAW KERR, via Graham Whatley.

 

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West Lothian

Jennifer Steadwood-Kerr

I believe I have John's war medal given to me by his brother James Louttit Kerr my father-in-law at that time. Elizabeth Crawford I also met in Wigton. James Louttit Kerr was born in Loanhead.

On Tuesday, August 5, 2014