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Francis Charles Henry SLEE

Regimental number6330
Place of birthMelrose, South Australia
SchoolMelrose Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Walter Ed Slee, Melrose, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1917
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 66), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Elizabeth SLEE. Native of Melrose, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6329 Pte Edgar Josiah Walter SLEE, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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