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Edward Aaron SLEIGHT

Regimental number5787
Place of birthHull England
OccupationMarket gardener
AddressQueens Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Edward Aaron Sleight, Queens Park, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 39), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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