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Herbert Allan SLATER

Regimental number212
Date of birth14 December 1893
Place of birthSt Peters, South Australia
SchoolEast Adelaide Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressTorrens Street, St Peters, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Slater, Torrens Street, St Peters, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSQSM
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 October 1918
Discharge date--/01/1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 74 Corporal Lionel Ephraim SLATER, 1st Light Horse, returned to Australia, 9 September 1916.
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War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine, Syria. Wounded, 12 April 1918; invalided to Port Said Australian General Hospital; recovered and returned to duty. Arrived back in Australia, December 1919.

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

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