Private Thomas Gordon Summers

Service number 5184
Birth Place Australia: Tasmania, Burnie
Death Date 04 September 1916
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 52nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Thomas Gordon Summers was 21 years old when he joined the AIF on 4 February 1916. He was living in Burnie, Tasmania, and listed his occupation as letter carrier. His next of kin was his father John Summers also of Burnie. Private Summers embarked from Melbourne on 29 March 1916 with reinforcements to the 12th Battalion. Following training in England he joined the 52nd Battalion in France on 27 July 1916. Private Summers went missing in action 4 September 1916. Following a court of inquiry he was declared killed in action on this date.



Date of embarkation 29 March 1916
Date of death 04 September 1916
Date of death 04 September 1916