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Harold James SLACK

Regimental number3478
Place of birthMillfield, New South Wales
SchoolMillfield Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBillbind via Cessnock, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Robert William Slack, Wollombi, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date27 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 15) (Somme), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth SLACK, Maitland Road, Wollombi, New South Wales. Native of Millfield
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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