Walter Ernest Isaac SUMMONS OBE, MID

SUMMONS, Walter Ernest Isaac

Service Numbers: Officer, VX42690
Enlisted: 19 October 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Colonel
Last Unit: 14th Australian General Hospital
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, 7 July 1881
Home Town: Kew, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Scotch College & University of Melbourne
Occupation: Medical Practitioner
Died: Natural Causes, Camberwell, Victoria, 10 May 1970, aged 88 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Eaglehawk St Peter's Honour Roll, Kew War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

19 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
21 Nov 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Major, 1st Australian General Hospital
21 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Major, 1st Australian General Hospital, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Colonel, SN Officer, 14th Australian General Hospital
10 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1

World War 2 Service

28 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Colonel, SN VX42690

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Biography

"Walter Ernest Isaac Summons (1881-1970), medical practitioner, was born on 7 July 1881 at Ballarat, Victoria, second son of Samuel Summons, school inspector, and his wife Elizabeth Ann, née Edwards, both Victorian born. Walter was educated at Scotch College and the University of Melbourne (M.B., 1903; B.S., 1904; M.D., 1907; D.P.H., 1908). His Diploma of Public Health was the first awarded in Victoria. Stringy and sandy throughout his life, while at university Summons represented Victoria at lacrosse..." - READ MORE LINK (adb.anu.edu.au)

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