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William John SLATTERY

Regimental number6114
Place of birthMatong, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressLingerwood, Matong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 5.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Patrick Slattery, Lingerwood, Matong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Discharge date30 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 15 December 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 30 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFather's second given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Penrick.
SourcesNAA: B2455, SLATTERY William John

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