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James Charles Francis SLANE

Date of birth12 September 1873
Place of birthLiverpool England
Other NamesSLANE, John Charles Francis
OccupationCommercial Traveller
Address79 Le Fevre Terrace, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Slane, Esplanade, South Australia
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: 27th Battalion
Promotion date: 24 September 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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