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Place of birthSouth Yarra Victoria
Address55 Kooyong Road, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Sloss, 55 Kooyong Road, Armadale, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 16), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Christina SLOSS, Nyora Street, East Malvern, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 11 Pte James McKenzie SLOSS MSM, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 15 November 1918; 8219 Lance Corporal John Stewart SLOSS, 2nd Australian General Hospital, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919; 124B Pte Roy SLOSS, 3rd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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