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Harold Stewart SLACK

Regimental number1461
Place of birthOrange, New South Wales
SchoolOrange and Braidwood Public Schools, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Address130 Enmore Road, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Slack, 130 Enmore Road, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as a Cadet.
Enlistment date19 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 February 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1235
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas wounded twice prior to his death and was an inmate of St. David and St. Andrew Hospitals.
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death34
Family/military connectionsCousins: Herbert Aster, Albert Campbell and Cyril Campbell, all of whom were killed in action.

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