Robert Arthur SLOAN

Regimental number7315
Place of birthBungarby, New South Wales
SchoolBungarby Public School, New South Wales
AddressWentworthville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, R Sloan, Wentworthville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date17 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"He was a good and affectionate son." [Father: Robert Sloan of Flemington, New South Wales.]
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death27.1
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBrie British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Janet SLOAN, "Delegate", Richmond Road, Flemington, New South Wales. Native of Bungarby, New South Wales

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: E.T. Sloan (probably No.3880 Edward Thomas Sloan, 30th Battalion), who died of wounds.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal