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Thomas Gordon SUMMERS

Regimental number5184
Place of birthBurnie, Tasmania
SchoolConvent of Mercy, Tasmania (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLetter carrier
AddressBurnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr J Summers, Burnie, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 1. (Plot VII, Row F, Grave No. 16), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabell SUMMERS, Upper Burnie, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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