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James Herbert SOMMERVILLE

Regimental number19867
Place of birthClovelly, North Devon, England
SchoolCounty Council School, Clonelly, North Devon, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Victor, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Sommerville, Clovelly, North Devonshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 2 July 1916
Place of death or woundingDied at Sea, Buried at Sea
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Augusta SOMERVILLE, Clovelly, North Devon, England

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