|Years of service||1973-2006|
|Commands held||4th Division|
|Awards||Commander of the Order of the British Empire|
Kerr was commissioned in to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps in 1973. As a colonel he undertook a tour in Northern Ireland in 1995 during the Troubles for which he was awarded the CBE. He was appointed Deputy Adjutant-General in December 1999, Assistant Chief of Staff with responsibility for logistics at Permanent Joint Headquarters in Northwood in 2002 during the Iraq War and General Officer Commanding 4th Division in 2004 before he retired in 2006.
|General Officer Commanding the 4th Division