KERR Alexander McBride AM

RAAF PoW Born Perth WA 23 April 1921 Died 30 December 2018

Service No: 406012.  1937 – 1940 16th Infantry Battalion Cameron Highlanders WA; 1940 – 1946 Royal Australian Air Force Pilot; 1941 – 1945 POW (loss of 115 Squadron RAF Wellington R1379, Hamburg, 11 May 1941) Germany; 1947 – 1950 16th Infantry Battalion; 1950 – 1952 Werriwa Regiment Canberra; 1952 – 1954 16th Infantry Battalion; Member Weld Club, Legacy, RAAF Association, RAF PoW Association, RAF Escaping Society. Awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) – For service to industry, commerce and finance in Western Australia, to the development of the study of urban and regional economics in Australia, and to the community: 14 June 2004. Contributor to the book Silk and Barbed Wire: Bonfire in the AirHighgate Golden Oldie. Vale

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