King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

KERR, Mark (Edward Frederic) (1864-1944), Admiral

Service biography
Joined RN 1877; service in Naval Bde, Egyptian War 1882; Sudan 1891; Naval Attache in Italy, Austria, Turkey and Greece 1903-1904; Commander-in-Chief, Greek Navy 1913-1915; World War I 1914-1918; Commander-in-Chief, Adriatic Sqn 1916-1917; wounded and gassed, May 1917; author of memorandum to Cabinet propounding the founding of the RAF, Oct 1917; Deputy Chief of the Air Staff and Commander, South West RAF Area 1918; retired 1918

LIDDELL HART CENTRE FOR MILITARY ARCHIVES: The papers of Capt Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart include correspondence with Kerr 1935-1938 (ref: LH 1/421) No other papers have been traced

: The destroyer and a cargo of notions (poems, Messrs Hatchard, London, 1909); Nelson. A poem (Gale & Polden, Portsmouth, 1910); Land sea and air. Reminiscences (Longmans & Co, London, 1927); The rubaiyat of Kram Rerk (poems, Longmans & Co, London, 1927); The sailor's Nelson (Hurst & Blackett, London, 1932); The navy in my time (Rich & Cowan, London, 1933); Prince Louis of Battenberg, Admiral of the Fleet (Longman, Green & Co, London, 1934)

Index terms
NAMES Adm Lord Frederic Kerr (father)

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