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Walter SUMMERTON

Regimental number2763
Place of birthCrystal City, Mo, USA
Age on arrival in Australia26-27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, John Summerton, Stettler, Alberta, Canada
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 5 November 1918
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialNiederzwehren Cemetery (Plot IX, Row F, Grave No. 2), Cassel, Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annis Elizabeth SUMMERTON, Stettler, Alberta, Canada

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