|Place of birth||Dunedin, New Zealand|
|School||St. Monica's School, Footscray, Victoria.|
|Age on arrival in Australia||4|
|Address||26 Winfield Street, Footscray, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||36|
|Next of kin||Father, R S1oan, 26 Winfield Street, Footscray, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Roll of Honour Circular lists middle name as Douglas.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||38|
|Age at death from cemetery records||38|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 17), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Roabert and Hannah SLOAN, 17 Wingfield Street, Footscray, Victoria. Native of Dunedin, New Zealand|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 5th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 7 January 1916.
Transferred to and taken on strength of 57th Bn, Serapeum, 17 February 1916.
Transferred to and taken on strength of 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 18 March 1916.
Admitted to 4th Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 30 March 1916 (sore feet), and transferred same day to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital; transferred to 8th Field Ambulance, 31 March 1916; discharged to duty, 1 April 1916.
Transferred to 59th Bn, and taken on strength, Ferry Post, 19 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SLOAN Robert|