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Joseph SLACK

Regimental number654
Place of birthWellington New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway ganger
AddressPrince of Wales Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinSister, Sarah Morley, Geurie, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 1

FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1916
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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