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Ernest SLATER

Regimental number3032
Place of birthHull, Yorkshire, England
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootpacker
Address20 Greenland, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Anne Slater, 20 Greenland, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military service14th Battery Australian Field Artillery; Served in the Citizen Military Forces, Sydney.
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCorbie Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 2, Row E, Grave No. 56), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Charlotte SLATER, 20 Greenbank Street, Marrackville, Sydney. Native of Hull, Yorkshire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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