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Walter Leonard SLAPE

Regimental number4211
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressSecond Creek, Burnside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Beatrice Clara Slape, Second Creek, Burnside, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed as a Cadet.
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Beatrice SLAPE, Second Creek, Burnside, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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