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Charles Henry SLATER

Regimental number690
Place of birthNorth Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolSt Joseph's Roman Catholic School, Adelaide, South Australia
Other trainingNil.
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlasterer
Address171 Melbourne Street, Lower North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Slater, 171 Melbourne Street, Lower North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot IX, Row I, Grave No. 6), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary SLATER, 171 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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