PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/AliasWilliam SUMMERS 
Birth date and placec. 1825 Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
May have been the older brother of John Summers #2527, 20th Company RSM.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census ResidencesMuir Wind, Hamilton, Lanarkshire (1841 tentative).
22 Thomas Street, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
TradeCarpenter (Muster WO11-126].
Sawyer (Discharge to Pension WO97].
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 11½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark brown. Hair: grey.
Marriage date and place29 Jun 1845 Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
SpouseBeannie CURRIE.
ChildrenSusan b. 1844 Scotland.
Isabella b. 1850 Woolwich, Kent.
Andrew Mathieson b. 1869 Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death/Funeral Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and CompanyRoyal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank#2119 Sapper.
Attestation date and place13 Sep 1848 Glasgow, Lanark.
18 Apr 1861 Re-engagement for nine years, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Service/CampaignsWestern Australia 10 years 290 days.
MustersWO11-126 20th Company, Woolwich (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesFour Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalNone.
Courts MartialNone.
Six times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
Discharge date and place14 Sep 1869 Camden Fort, Cork Harbour.
Length of Service21 years 2 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97-1364-66.
Post Discharge ResidenceHamilton, Lanarkshire, nr. Glasgow.
Pension DistrictGlasgow.
Pension12d. per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipAnna Robertson. 
Departure and Arrival datesDep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WAInstructing Warder.
Subscriptions to FundsNone.
Land AcquisitionNone in Western Australia.
Newspaper Articles
Ship ex-WALincelles.
Departure date and destinationDep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.