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Samuel Summerton (Somerton)

In memory of:

Private Samuel Summerton (Somerton)

September 25, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

715203

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

December 26, 1893
Portugal Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador

Enlistment:

December 3, 1915
Sydney, Nova Scotia

Son of John and Margaret Somerton, of Newfoundland. Husband of Susan McDonald (formerly Somerton), of 225, King's Rd., Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 509 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. H. 69.

Location:

Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of Samuel Summerton (Somerton) standing in uniform.
  • Medal– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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