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Riccard SUMMERS

Regimental number4886
Place of birthSt Peters, Adelaide, South Australia
Other NamesRiccard William
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlumber
AddressMarlborough Road, Westbourne Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother
Enlistment date22 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialProwse Point Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 16), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Payneham Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: William Finlayson and Maren Johanna Marie SUMMERS, 'St Omer', Clinton Avenue, St Peters, South Australia. Father's second given name incorrectly entered on CWGC site as Finleyson.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2750 Pte William Ernest Victor SUMMERS, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917; Cousins: 2636 Pte Stanley Lancelot MOSS, died of wounds 26 September 1917; 2638 Sapper Leonard William MOSS MM, 4th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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