Private Jack Sommerton served in Royal Army Medical Corps in Palestine before WW2 and in United Kingdom during WW2. He is entitled to the General Service Medal with the clasp Palestine, the 1939-1945 War Medal, the Defence Medal and the Army Good Conduct and Long Service Medal. His enlistment number was 7261759.
June 5th 1912 : He was born in Russel, United Kingdom
1933 : He enlisted in the army
May 29th, 1937 : He arrived in Palestine as part of the 3rd company Royal Army Medical Corps.
April 9th, 1939 : He left Palestine
(July-August-September) : He got married to Beatrice E Allard St Albans and in the county of Hertfordshire
1939-1945 : He served in United Kingdom during WW2
March 2nd 1951: He received his Army Good Conduct and Long Service Medal
(March-April-May) He got married a second time to Muriel Gaunt Wirral in Cheshire.
1956 : His Palestine Medal was issued and according to the medal roll, he was a sergeant by then
December 1987 : He died
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