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Leslie Walter SLATER

Regimental number3606
Date of birth10 February 1898
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolFlinders Street Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address250 Gillies Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lilian Ethel A Slater, 250 Gillies Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date27 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3911 Pte Stanley Gordon SLATER, 10th Bn, killed in action, 23-25 July 1916; 4576 Pte Howard Bentley SLATER, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded, Sailly; invalided to Australia, 15 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 September 1966

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