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John SUMMERS

Regimental number2075
Place of birthCoraki New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressEden Creek, Kyogle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Summers, Eden Creek, Kyogle, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 692 Pte Andrew SUMMERS, 15th Bn, died of disease, 31 October 1918; Cousin: 141 Robert SOMERS, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 21 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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