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Regimental number5470
Place of birthRichmond, Surrey, England
SchoolBritish School, Surrey, England.
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCo R Hudson, Flagstone, Helidon, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Slade, 67 Cardiff Road, Watford Herts, England
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He won many prizes at school and was a good lad, loved by all." [Father: William Robert Slade of Watford, England]. Buried at Hooge Crater Cemetary.
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 6), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Adelaide SLADE, 67 Cardiff Road, Watford, Herts, England. Native of Richmond, Surrey, England
Family/military connectionsNil.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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