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He was the son of William H and Ellen Slack and the brother of Hannah, Henry and Nellie Jane Slack. In 1901 they lived at 31 Wollaton Road Radford Nottingham. He was the husband of Lucy A (née Ryley) Slack and the father of Margery L and Maisie W Slack.
In 1901 he was a pawnbroker's assistant.
29 Apr 1918
25467 - CWGC Website
6th Bn Leicestershire Regiment
Private John Slack, initially served with service number 3204 in the Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) and was serving with the 6th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, when he died of wounds on 29th April 1918. He is buried in Esquelbecq Military
In memoriam published 29th April 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- SLACK. – In loving memory of Pte. J. Slack, who died of wounds in France April 29th, 1918. Ever in our thoughts. – Sorrowing wife and children. “SLACK. – In loving memory of our dear son Jack, died of wounds April 29th, 1918. Gone, but not forgotten. – Mother, father.” Above in memoriam are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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