Everitt Graham SUMMONS


SUMMONS, Everitt Graham

Service Number: 1339
Enlisted: 9 July 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Parramatta, New South Wales, August 1891
Home Town: Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Parramatta Kings School and Hawkesbury Agricultural College
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Died of wounds , France, 30 September 1918
Cemetery: Ronssoy Communal Cemetery
Row A, Grave No. 7,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Parramatta Superior Public School Great War Honour Board, Richmond University of Western Sydney WW1 Memorial
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World War 1 Service

9 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1339, Liverpool, New South Wales
12 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1339, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1339, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Pera, Sydney
4 Sep 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
30 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1339, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal

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Biography contributed by Judith Cooke

"..1339 Private (later Sergeant) Everett Graham Summons, 6th Light Horse Regiment (later 3rd Australian Field Artillery Brigade) of Parramatta, NSW. A stockman prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard the HMAT Pera (A4) on 12 October 1915. He was wounded in action on 30 September 1917 near Ronssoy, France and died later that day at the Casualty Clearing Station, aged 27. He is buried in the Ronssoy Communal Cemetery, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)