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  • A First War Pair to the Canadian Field Artillery
  • A First War Pair to the Canadian Field Artillery
  • A First War Pair to the Canadian Field Artillery

Item: C3481

A First War Pair to the Canadian Field Artillery

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A First War Pair to the Canadian Field Artillery

A First War Pair to the Canadian Field Artillery - British War Medal (91179 A. BMBR. A. KERR. C.F.A.); and Victory Medal (91179 A. BMBR. A. KERR. C.F.A.). Naming is officially impressed. Unmounted, very crisp detail, dark patina on the BWM, light contact, near extremely fine. Accompanied by copies of his Index Cards, Attestation Paper, Service Records, Medical Records and Discharge Certificate.  Footnote: Alexander Kerr was born on August 1, 1887 in County Donegal, Ireland. He signed his Attestation Paper on January 10, 1915 in Toronto, Ontario, stating that he had no previous military service, that he was single and that his trade was that of Noteman. He was originally with the 30th Battery when he disembarked St. John, New Brunswick on February 5, 1916 aboard the S.S. Metagawa, arriving in England on the 14th. After three and a half months, he was transferred to the 8th Brigade Ammunition Column on May 23rd, then stuck off strength of the 8th Brigade on transfer to the 3rd Canadian Divisional Ammunition Column on May 25th at Milford. Kerr was appointed Acting Bombadier on June 1, 1916, embarking for France six weeks later on the 14th, disemarking at Le Havre on the 15th. While in the field, he reverted to the rank of Gunner at his own request on October 5, 1917. On Christmas Day, December 25, 1917, he reported to No. 12 Field Ambulance with what appeared to be boils on his neck. Three days later, while still in the French theatre, he was transferred to hospital at Abbeville and it was here that he was re-diagnosed with a carbuncle (an abscess larger than a boil, usually with one or more openings draining pus onto the skin, usually caused by a bacterial infection) on December 31st. He was invalided to England on January 3, 1918, for treatment at the Military Hospital at Boscombe, Hants, then transferred to Epsom on the 30th and discharged a week later on February 6th. He was struck off strength to the Reserve Brigade on June 18, 1918 and was later shown to be "On Command" to Kimmel Park pending his physical on December 7th. He was struck off strength to Canada at Borden on December 21st. Kerr was discharged upon demobilization on January 24, 1919 at No. 2 District Depot in Toronto, credited with having served in England and France.
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