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Thomas Scott SUMMERS

Regimental number5629
Place of birthMuikirk, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressCessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Height5'5.75"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Summers, senior, Daniel Street, Cessnock, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadow, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Date of death28 March 1921
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialSangate Cemetery (Grave No. 42), Sangate, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Celini SUMMERS. Native of Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland
Discharge date7 February 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 6 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 January 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 7 February 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SUMMERS Thomas Scott

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