For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Ian Kerr

 

Leading Seaman, V23063, RCNVR

 

Born: 14 Nov 1919, Montréal, Quebec

 

Died: 20 Feb 1944 at sea

 

Book of Remembrance

 

KERR, Ian, LS, V23063, RCNVR, MPK - 20 Feb 1944, HMCS LACHINE - son of Andrew and Kate Kerr; husband of Violet Pearl Kerr, all of Montréal, QC.

 

Ian Kerr was a pipe mechanic prior to enlisting in the RCNVR.

 

Ships served in:

MONTREAL DIVISION RCNVR

HMCS RENARD - Served in Renard 04 Mar 1941 - 16 Jun 1941 as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS MORDEN - Served in Morden 06 Sep 1941 - 16 Aug 1942 as an OS and AB, RCNVR. Rated AB 23 Sep 1941

HMCS STAR - Loaned to Star 28 Aug 1942 - 26 Oct 1942 while serving at Cornwallis.

HMCS LACHINE - Drafted to Lachine 31 Dec 1942 as an AB, RCNVR. Rated A/LS 01 Mar 1943

 

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(1) Portrait of Ian Kerr  (2-3) Certificate of Service  (4) Ian Kerr holding a HMCS Lachine kisby ring with artwork that he had painted  (5) Ian Kerr on pier in front on unknown ship - location unknown   (6) Casualty report  (7) Report of the loss of LS Ian Kerr  (8_) Letter to LS Kerr's widow from HMCS Lachine's commanding officer on the death of her husband

 


 

BOI REPORT INTO THE DEATH OF LS IAN KERR, V23063, RCNVR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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