Ernest Ashton SUMMERTON

SUMMERTON, Ernest Ashton

Service Number: 3975
Enlisted: 23 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Boolcunda, South Australia, 17 December 1891
Home Town: Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (Tuberculosis), Adelaide, South Australia, 14 October 1919, aged 27 years
Cemetery: West Terrace Cemetery (General) Adelaide, South Australia
Memorials: Quorn Roll of Honor, Quorn War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

23 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3975, Keswick, South Australia
22 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3975, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3975, 11th Infantry Battalion, RMS Mongolia, Fremantle
22 Mar 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 3975, 11th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Discharged from Service on 22 Mar 1918

"SUMMERTON.- On the 14th October, at Parkwynd Private Hospital, dearly beloved third son of C. Summerton, and the late Mrs. Summerton, Quorn, and dearly loved brother of Mollie and Stan Summerton. Dudley-avenue, Prospect, and Lionel Summerton, Quorn. Late of the 11th Battalion.

Some day we'll understand." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 16 Oct 1919 (nla.gov.au)

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