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  • 52230 Private William Henry Slater was wounded on 4 October 1917 when the battalion attacked Poelcappelle. He died of his wounds at Dozinghem CCS and buried in the cemetery next to it - Dozinghem Military Cemetery, grave VII. I. 8. Visited Photo taken, wreath laid by John Morse
Person Details
He was the stepson of George Hallam and the brother of Sarah Jane and Ethel Faith Slater. In 1911 they lived at 51 Westville Street St Ann's Nottingham. He was the husband of Nellie (née Parker) Slater of 49 Westville Street. He was the father of William Parker.
He was a stableman in 1911.
07 Oct 1917
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52230
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
William Henry Slater went to theatre (France) after 1 January 1916 and only served with the 9th battalion. The battalion attacked Poelcappelle Belgium on 4 October 1917 and successfully took all of its objectives. It was though at high cost with over 100 killed and 200 wounded. William was moved to the Casualty Clearing Station at Dozinghem and died there three days later. He is buried in the cemetery which was next to the CCS - Dozinghem Military Cemetery, grave VII. I.8 John Morse
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  • 52230 Private William Henry Slater was wounded on 4 October 1917 when the battalion attacked Poelcappelle. He died of his wounds at Dozinghem CCS and buried in the cemetery next to it - Dozinghem Military Cemetery, grave VII. I. 8. Visited Photo taken, wreath laid by John Morse
    William Henry Slater Grave - 52230 Private William Henry Slater was wounded on 4 October 1917 when the battalion attacked Poelcappelle. He died of his wounds at Dozinghem CCS and buried in the cemetery next to it - Dozinghem Military Cemetery, grave VII. I. 8. Visited Photo taken, wreath laid by John Morse