|Place of birth||Stratford, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Albert Summers, Stratford, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for12 months in 13th Australian Light Horse Regiment; lived out of area for Compulsory Military Training scheme.|
|Place of enlistment||Stratford, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/38/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 18), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Family/military connections||Brother: 401 Pte Mervlyn John SUMMERS, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 21st Bn, Gallipoli, 12 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Admitted to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Ferry Post, 14 February 1916, and transferred same day to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia (meningitis); listed as 'dangerously ill', 29 February 1916; pronounced out of danger, 14 March 1916; discharged, 10 April 1916.
Taken on strength, 59th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presumed Buried In No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SUMMERS Albert Victor|