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John Walter SLIGHT

Regimental number6581
Place of birthKorumburra, Victoria
SchoolBurbanks State School, Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLocomotive fireman
AddressBurbanks via Coolgardie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Archibald Slight, Burbanks via Coolgardie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date15 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 21st 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
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied as a Prisoner of War.
FateDied of disease whilst a Prisoner of War 12 December 1918
Place of death or woundingGermany
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBerlin South-Western Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 7), Stahnsdorf, Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81

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