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John Christian Sommers GARD

Regimental number26413
Place of birthMosman New South Wales
Other Names
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSugar chemist
Address85 Belmont Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, L F Gard, 85 Belmont Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Previous military service5th Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 11, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 14 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 May 1961
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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