|Place of birth||Yarraville, Victoria|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||Woolahra Public School, New South Wales|
|Address||Lawson Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Mary Slimon, Celney, Lawson Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Casula, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death||24|
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 52), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Robert and Mary SLIMON, 1 Radford Avenue, Waverley, New South Wales|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 18 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 23 March 1916.
Taken on strength of 31st Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 1 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 July 1916.
Previous report of wounded now, 28 July 1916, to be reported as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.
Buried Eaton Hall Cemetery by Reverend J. Green, 20 July 1916.
Statement, Red Cross File No 2520702, 2037 Pte E.G.W. KING, C Company, 31st Bn (patient, No 4 Australian General Hospital, Randwick), 27 December 1917: 'He was killed outright by the same shell which wounded me. This was within 20 yards from our own line as we were advancing. I saw him fall but I was able to carry on and as we returned the next morning I came across his body. I am quite sure it was Slimon and that he was dead.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SLIMON Robert McRae
Red Cross File No 2520702