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Eli Charles SUMMERS

Regimental number193
Place of birthFlynn's Creek, Victoria
OccupationTram conductor
Address88 Cassells Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A W Summers, 88 Cassells Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingRosieres
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert William and Janette SUMMERS, "Glenmore", 98 Rennie Street, Coburg, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 269 Pte Albert William SUMMERS, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 January 1918.

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