1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Isaac Kerr

Contributed by: Stephen Kerr, on 2008-11-11

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First Name Isaac
Surname Kerr
Year of Birth 1890
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Royal Scots
Place of Wartime Residence Newtown, Crommelin, Antrim

Isaac's Story

Two Brother in different regiments killed within 3 days of each other. One in Palestine the other in France.

Other memories

Tom Gordon, Armadale 2008-11-21

William and Isaac both resided with Mr Jamieson at Westrigg prior to enlisting into the Army. William and Isaac were both active members of Blackridge Pipe Band, from its inauguration Isaac acted as Band Secretary and Treasurer, and later on he was Pipe Major.

William and Isaac enlisted in the 3rd/6th Royal Scots together in 1914, both were in the Regimental Band during training, but when they went on active service Isaac was transferred to a different Battalion.

Isaac and William Kerr both appear on The United Collieries Limited, active service roll 1914-19, this shows them both being employed at Westrigg Colliery.

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