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Arthur John SOMERS

Regimental number683
Place of birthWincanton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressCarrajung, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Arthur William Somers, Carrajung, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Date of death12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Martha SOMERS, Carrajunt, Victoria

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