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Full Name: Edwin William Slater
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Edwin William
Surname: Slater
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/1838
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: H. Slater (brother), Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Union Street, Milton, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: 4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 17 April 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 668
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death: 2 September 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: B. VII. 2.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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