Far from the Front

West Calder: A Scottish Village and the Great War

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J Kerr

In Memory of

JAMES KERR

Private

202541

2nd/6th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment

who died on

Friday, 12th April 1918.

Commemorative Information

 

Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number:  Panel 2 and 3

 

Location: The Ploegsteert Memorial stands in Berks Cemetery Extension, which is located 12.5 kilometres south of Ieper town centre, on the N365 leading from Ieper to Mesen (Messines), Ploegsteert and on to Armentieres. The Memorial commemorates over 11,000 men who have no known grave. They fought throughout the War on Belgian soil beside French troops, and died in France or Belgium when the frontier was of little interest in this area in which trench warfare lasted longest.

 

CWGC website

 

KERR - Of your charity pray for the soul of Pte James Kerr, 2/6 Royal Warwicks, second eldest son of James and Mary Ann Kerr, Livingston Street, Addiewell, reported missing 12th April 1918, now presumed dead. On whose soul, Sweet Jesus, have mercy - RIP.

 

In loving memory of our dear brother, Pte James Kerr, 2/6 Royal Warwicks, second eldest son of James and Mary Ann Kerr, Livingston Street, Addiewell, reported missing 12th April 1918, now presumed dead. On whose soul, Sweet Jesus, have mercy - RIP.

 

 

In the shelter of thy Sacred Heart,

Dear Jesus, let him rest;

We miss him much, but yet we know

Thy Holy Will is best.

 

Inserted by his sorrowing sister and brother-in-law, Mr and Mrs Lennon, 133 Main Street, Shetleston, Glasgow.

 

Midlothian Advertiser, 25th July, 1919