Private Robert Cooper Kerr, 4th Royal Scots, was born in Leith in 1893. The family later moved to Queensferry. Robert died on 27th September 1917 aged 24 during the Battle of the Canal Du Nord, a phase of the Battles of the Hindenberg Line, during the 100 Days Offensive. He is commemorated on Panel 3, Vis- En- Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
His brother William died in Gallipoli in 1915.
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