The information displayed here is at the time of death.
Edmund was born in Gloucestershire in 1894 to Arthur Kerr, a Civil Engineer, and Mary Jane Trimmer. He had an older brother called Arthur, and a younger sister called Margaret. They had relocated to the North East by at least 1901. He studied at Armstrong College between 1911 and 1914 and received a BSc. (Applied Science) in 1914. Edmund died of his wounds at Chunuk Bair on 10th August 1915 aged 21. A mistake appears to have been made on the memorial, giving Edmund's middle initial as "A" instead of the correct "H".
Edmund is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The War Graves Photographic Project. The University of Durham Roll of Service 1914 – 1919. Durham University Gazette, Vol II, 1912-1929. Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers (via Ancestry.co.uk). Armstrong College Calendars.
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