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Edward Leslie SOMMER

Regimental number2391
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarrier
Address'Dromana', Eastern avenue, Kensington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Vera Sommer, 'Dromana', Eastern avenue, Kensington, New South Wales
Previous military service7th ALH
Enlistment date4 November 1915
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 18 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Date of death10 April 1972
Place of burialCobbity St Pauls Cemetery

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