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Regimental number692
Date of birth22 September 1891
Place of birthNorth Codrington, New South Wales
AddressEden Creek, Kyogle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Summers, Eden Creek, Kyogle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for two years in the Kyogle Light Horse Regiment.
Enlistment date2 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 3, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of disease 31 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBotley Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave 157), Oxford, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah Wain Summers, Eden Creek, Kyogle, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2075 Pte John SUMMERS MM, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 30 January 1918; Cousin: 141 Robert SOMERS, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 21 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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