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Info wanted on William & Louisa SUMMERS - Lower Hutt

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William and Louisa Summers were living in Bridge Street, Lower Hutt during the first World War when they had 4 sons serving

* Tom - embarked 9th Oct 1915
* William - embarked 8th Jan 1916
* Henry - embarked 31st Dec 1917 on the Athentic with Charles
* Charles - embarked 31st Dec 1917 on the Athentic with Henry
Charles did not return

I would like to know where William and Louisa were born
- Louisa as born about 1861
- did they emigrate to New Zealand
- what was Louisa's maiden name
- do you know the children of the following

their children were:
1883-1953 Tom llewellyn Summers
- served with Otago Mounted Rifles 7th Reinforcements
- he married Olive Myrtle Andrew in 1923

1888-1975 Dinah Gwen Summers
- she married Archibald Forbes in 1915

1890-1959 William Benjamin Summers
- he served with NZEF 3rd Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
- do not know if he married

1892-1966 Albert Summers
- he served with NZEF 19th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
- he married Alice Jane Youngson in 1920
- they are both buried in Masterton

1893-1918 Charles Summers
- he served with NZEF 33rd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
- he was killed in action in Bapaume, France
- he was buried at Bancourt British cemetery

1894-1985 Henry Summers
- he served NZEF 33rd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
- he married Teny Violet Reardon in 1923
- she was a daughter of Joseph David Reardon & Kate McClellam
- her brother Patrick Reardon married Rose Evelyn Price, daughter of Stephen Price & Evelina Dryland of Masterton

1895-1989 Miriam Ruth Summers
- she married George Dallas in 1923

1897-? Phyllis Naomi Summers
- nothing is known of Phyllis

1899-1998 Thelma Summers
- she married Harry Algermon Harcombe in 1924
- she died aged 99

1901-? Jean Summers
- nothing is known of Jean

1904-? Benjamin Gwilliam Summers
- nothing is known of Benjamin

by ngairedith Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2010-03-30 11:59:35

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by pokerjag250 on 2014-03-18 07:31:23

Hi there. I'm Bernard Summers, son of benjamin Gwilliam Summers. If you still want it I have all the information you could want. If you contact me by E-Mail bgsummers@xtra.co.nz i'll photo-copy what i have and send it back.

cheers
B G Summers

by ngairedith on 2014-03-18 08:08:58

thank you very much for the offer Bernard, however, all contact must be through this site (which I know narrows my chances)

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