Name: Kerr,Samuel Gordon
Date of Birth:
Service No: 3189527
Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers
Battalion: 5th Battalion
Date of Death: January 21st,1945
Place of Death: West of Waldfeucht (Germany)
Genealogy: Son of Samuel G. and Margaret Kerr,of Moniaive, Dumfriesshire.
Grave No: F.4
Burial Location: Commonwealth War Cemetery Sittard
Personal Information: On January 21st,1945,one troop of Sherman Tanks moved up but was knocked out by 88mm SP Guns,the Anti-Tank Platoon managed to move two 6 Pounder Guns to the west of Waldfeucht (Germany).
The heavy shelling continued and two Tiger Tanks lumbered out of the mist towards the guns.
Captain Hunter and Sergeant Kerr held their fire and their nerve and hit both of the Tiger Tanks.
Sergeant Kerr died of his wounds in the Regimental Aid Post in Waldfeucht (Germany) the same day.