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Charles SUMNER

Regimental number5181
Place of birthCampbell Town, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Campbell Town, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse driver
AddressMona Vale, Ross, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Mr J Sumner, Mona Vale, Ross, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 October 1915
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 28 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31.4
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Special Memorial D. 7), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Nora Ann SUMNER, Campbell Town, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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