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Gervase Louis Edgworth SOMERS

Regimental number3487
Place of birthMornington, Victoria
SchoolXavier (Catholic) College, Kew, Melbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMornington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James L.E. Somers, Mornington, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Gervase Louis
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialProspect Hill Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 20), Gouy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Frances SOMERS. Native of Mornington, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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