Andrew William Kerr

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Captain (retired) Andrew William Kerr, (23 March, 1877 – 28 March, 1929) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of Admiral Lord Walter Kerr was born in Brompton.

Kerr was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 August, 1898.

Kerr was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 August, 1906.

Kerr was placed on the Retired List at his own request on 17 October, 1911.

Kerr was promoted to the rank of Commander on 23 March, 1914. He would serve in the battleship Canopus through 9 July, 1915.

Kerr was promoted to the rank of Captain on 23 March, 1922.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Henry W. Parker
Captain of H.M. T.B. 66
15 Jun, 1897[1] – 10 Jul, 1897[Inference]
Succeeded by
Rowland E. Stokes-Rees
Preceded by
Joseph A. Shuter
Captain of H.M.S. Ariel
6 Apr, 1905 – Apr, 1905[Inference]
Succeeded by
Basil G. Washington


  1. Kerr Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/308. f. ?.