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Regimental number1953
Place of birthTenterfield, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Summers, care or Mrs J Newnham, Macquarie Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 September 1916
Place of enlistmentRosebery Park, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Date of death25 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 4), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary SOMERS (as spelt), 70 Abercrombie Street, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Tenterfield, New South Wales. Served as SUMMERS, Patrick, true name SOMERS, FRANCIS PATRICK. SSomers Frank, No 231 1st FCE (Rta and discharged 27/8/1915, reinlisted 23/9/1915 as SUMMERS, Patrick, No. 1953, 51st Battalion, stated to be SOMERS, Francis Patrick

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