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Robert SUMMERFIELD

Regimental number52848
Date of birth6 December 1897
Place of birthSurry Hills, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address8 Balmoral Crescent, Surry Hills, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christine Summerfield, 8 Balmoral Crescent, Surry Hills, Victoria
Previous military serviceExempt area
Enlistment date25 February 1918
Place of enlistmentBrunswick, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Malta', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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