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Ernest Ashton SUMMERTON

Regimental number3975
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5'5.25"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E F Summerton, Quorn, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry first did not match
Discharge date22 March 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Thermistocles', 5 November 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 27 December 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 22 March 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 October 1919
Age at death28
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SUMMERTON Ernest Ashton

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