William SLATER

Regimental number1775
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
Address3 Mcdougall Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 4.75"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Slater, 3 McDougall Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1917
Miscellaneous information from
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Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date17 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 8 April 1917; disembarked, Melbourne, 9 June 1917, for onward overalnd travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 17 August 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 December 1936
Age at death47
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SLATER William