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William George SLOGROVE

Regimental number58154
Date of birth29 June 1899
Place of birthHunters Hill, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBillinudgel, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 10"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, G W Slogrove, Billinudgel via Lismore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 July 1918
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th (Queensland) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th General Service Reinforcements
FateDied of disease 26 October 1918
Place of death or woundingSierra Leone
Age at death18.4
Place of burialFreetown (King Tom) Cemetery (Row 2, Grave No. 194), Sierra Leone, Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Phoebe SLOGROVE, Billinudgel, New South Wales
Other details

War service: embarked Sydney, 4 September 1918.

Admitted to ship's hospital at sea, 18 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Died of influenza, Sierra Leone Military Hospital, 26 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SLOGROVE William George

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