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James Henry SUMNER

Regimental number15227
Place of birthChristmas Hills Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectrical fitter
AddressDavey Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J H Sumner, 12 Fenwick Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 13, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/40/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollTemporary Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death10 September 1936

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