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Nottingham
He was the eldest son of Albert and Maria Ann Slate and the brother of Julia Ann, Elizabeth, May, Maria, Florence, Albert E and George Slate. They lived at 18 Edinburgh Street Radford Nottingham.
In 1911 he was a tobacco trade labourer.
17 May 1917
25
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9419
Private
3rd Bn Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Private Luke Slate enlisted in Nottingham and served with the 3rd battalion Royal Fusiliers. He landed in France on 7th May 1915 and was killed in action on 17th May 1917 at Salonika. He is buried in Struma Military Cemetery Grave Reference: VII G 6
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged), 19 June 1917: 'Slate. Killed in action May 17th, Private Luke Slate, Royal Fusiliers, age 25, eldest son of M and A Slate, 18 Edinburgh Street.' In memoriam published 17th May 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “SLATE. – In loving memory of our dear son, Pte. Luke Slate, killed in action May 17th, 1917. Memory keeps our loved one near us. – Mother, dad, brothers, & sisters. “SLATE. – In loving memory of our dear brother, Pte. Luke Slate, killed in action May 17th, 1917. Too dearly loved to be forgotten. – From Julia and George. “SLATE. – In loving memory of our dear brother, Pte. Luke Slate, killed in action May 17th, 1917. Death divides, fond memories cling. – From Lizzie and Leopold. Above in memoriam courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 .
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