2nd Lt. George Rodger Kerr


1900 Apr 4. Born Law, Lanarkshire (he made himself 3 year older to enlist in WW1)

1901 census at Carluke, Law, Lanarkshire . His father is a coal miner

Name Age
Sam Kerr 28
Isabella Kerr 27
Geo Kerr 11 Mo

1918 Jan 7. Enlisted

RAF record

1920 Aug 3. RFC. The undermentioned Cadets are granted Honorary Commissions as 2nd Lts., with effect from their demobilisation. 52557 George Rodger Kerr

1920 Aug 13. Joined ADRIC with service no 202. Posted to B Coy.

1920 Dec 11. Promoted Platoon Commander (the note appears to say unpaid) I assume it is Wireless operator which carried a DI3 grading

1921 Apr 21. Reverts to T/Cadet. Relinquishes "Hon 3rd DI"

Fined £1 by Coy Commander

1921 Jun 21 to 4 Jul on Leave

1921 Jul 29 to 25 Aug on Leave

1921 Oct 11 to 13 Aug on Leave

1921 Dec 22 to 4 Jan 1922 on Leave

1922 Jan 23. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 Oct 14. Arrived in Canada from UK. He was working as a "sales organiser" and intended to go into "farming" in Canada. His father was Samuel Kerr of Law


WO 339/133793