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St Peter Newnham on Severn

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In memory of William Kerr Lieutenant XXXth Regt, eldest son of Dr W.C. Kerr of the Haie, Newnham who died Sept 24th 1855 of wounds

received in the assault of the Redan Sevastopol aged 24. William John Kerr Lieutenant The Cameronians (Scottish

Rifles) eldest son of Sir Russell J. Kerr of the Haie Newnham who died March 10th 1915 of wounds received in the

trenches in France aged 24 And of his brother Ralph Kerr C.B.E. Captain R.N. killed in action May 24th 1941

in the Denmark Strait when In command of H.M.S. Hood aged 49 and of Russell Charles Kerr Capt. Royal

Artillery only son of the said Captain Ralph Kerr, R.N. killed in action in Burma March 24th 1945 aged 23

 

God is our hope and strength a very present help in trouble Psalm 46 v.i.

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St Peter Newnham on Severn

Gloucestershire

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William

Kerr

1831

St Giles, Northamptonshire

24th September 1855

Died from wounds received in the Battle of Redan

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Crimean War

Lieutenant

30th Regiment of Foot

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