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William Stanley SUMMERTON

Regimental number918
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5'6.75"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Frances Summerton, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Discharge date4 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 26 September 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 21 November 1917, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 4 January 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 September 1926
Age at death34
Place of burialNorth Road Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SUMMERTON William Stanley

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