Private James Kerr

Private James Kerr, 1st/4th ( Border ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 12th July 1915, aged 27 during the ” Charge ” on the Turkish trenches at Achi Baba Nullah. He was the son of William and Charlotte Kerr of Yetholm Mains, Kelso and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey. He had been born in Swinton, Berwickshire and had lived in and enlisted in Kelso.

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