Private 20280 / 37731 James Slack

1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action: The Battle of Hazebrouck (Lys), France and Flanders, 15th April 1918, aged 20

  • Commemorated: Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainault, Belgium. Panel 2 and 3
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Samuel and Lucy Ann Slack [nee Hanslow]
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 RWR | Nuneaton Colliery | Stockingford

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 1898 at Cannock Chase (Newhall)
  • Lived at Newhall, Derbys [1901]
  • Lived at 3 Meadow Lane, Newhall [1911]
  • Lived at 447 Heath Road, Nuneaton [1916]
  • Lived at 86 Webb Street, Stockingford [1917]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton on 30 Jun 1916
  • James was discharged on 24 Sep 1917 after being shot in the foot but seems to have returned to the front

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