For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
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:
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
(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