Name/Alias William SUMMERS 
Birth date and place c. 1825 Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
May have been the older brother of John Summers #2527, 20th Company RSM.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences Muir Wind, Hamilton, Lanarkshire (1841 tentative).
22 Thomas Street, Woolwich, Kent (1851).
106 Boston Road, Hanwell, Middlesex (1901) – widow & three daughters.
106 Boston Road, Hanwell, Midlesex (1911) – three daughters.
See Musters below (1851, 1861).
Trade Carpenter (Muster WO11-126].
Sawyer (Discharge to Pension WO97].
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 11½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: dark brown. Hair: grey.
Marriage date and place 29 Jun 1845 Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Spouse Robina (Beannie) CURRIE.
Children Susan b. 1844 Scotland.
Isabella b. 1850 Woolwich, Kent.
Margaret b. 1852, Fremantle, Western Australia.
William b. 1859, Western Australia [not verified].
John b. 1861, Western Australia [not verified].
Andrew Mathieson b. 1869 Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Henry b. 1873-1875, Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Death date and place 26 Jun 1877, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death/Funeral Notices
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #2119 Sapper.
Attestation date and place 13 Sep 1848 Glasgow, Lanark.
18 Apr 1861 Re-engagement for nine years, Fremantle, Western Australia.
Service/Campaigns Western Australia 10 years 290 days.
Musters WO11-126 20th Company, Woolwich (1851).
WO11-130 (1851) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Four Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical None.
Courts Martial None.
Six times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
Discharge date and place 14 Sep 1869 Camden Fort, Cork Harbour.
Length of Service 21 years 2 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1364-66.
Post Discharge Residence Hamilton, Lanarkshire, nr. Glasgow.
Pension District Glasgow.
Pension 12d. per diem.
Ship Anna Robertson. 
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Woolwich 10 Sep 1851. Arr. Fremantle 18 Dec 1851.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder.
Subscriptions to Funds None.
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Newspaper Articles
Ship ex-WA Lincelles.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.