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Sidney William Philip SOMMER

Regimental number2640
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCrown Street Public School, Sydney New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMoulder
Address43 Brown Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jane Isabel Sommer, 73 Baptist Street, Redfern,Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 July 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Sidney William
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row U, Grave No. 36), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip and Elizabeth SOMMER; husband of Jane SOMMER, 73 Baptist Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Sydney. Spelt Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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