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    Posted: 20 Nov 2017 at 11:56

 I wonder if I can ask for any information you can add to the following please particularly what engagements his units must have been involved with.

THOMAS SUMNER 19402

10 Nov   1914  Enlisted in the R.M.L.I.

  9 June  1915 Completed basic training at Deal. Kent. Posted to Chatham. Bird Platoon Company G.

17 July   1915  ( His 18th Birthday ) Set sail for Gallipoli on board the troop ship SS Royal George.

13 Aug   1915  Arrived at Mudros on the Greek Island of Lemnos.

02 Sept  1915  Record states Posted to RM Bn in the field

At some point he went to hospital with a scalded Foot.

At some point he was retrained as a Farrier.

14 May  1916  Embarked on troop ship Aragon bound for Marselle.

19 May  1916  Arrived Marseilles in France.

I'd be very grateful for any further information you might have or can direct me to

Bob

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