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James Clifton SUMMERSON

Regimental number1610
Place of birthNew South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressSprings, Hillgrove, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A C Summerson, Springs, Hillgrove, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name20th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave no. 25), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Thompson and Ada Clara SUMMERSON, Foster Road, Helensburgh, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother

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