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John SUMMERS

Regimental number2004
Place of birthKingsland Road, Bristol, England
SchoolCastle Green Board School, England
Age on arrival in Australia13
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPortland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFriend, James Pope, Jamieson Street, Portland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in British Navy for 14 years.
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Salvage Company
FateKilled in Action 16 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death38
Place of burialRamparts Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 7), Lille Gate, Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsReal name: John Thomas WINTLE

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