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Hyson Green Nottingham
Albert Slate was the son of Arthur, a baker, and Elizabeth Ann Slate (née Mills) who was born in 1856 at Loughborough and died aged 44 in 1899. His father was born in 1856 at Nottingham. Married in 1875 at Radford, they had eight children - Elizabeth b.1877 Radford, John b.1879 Hyson Green, Arthur b.1880 Hyson Green, Henry b.1883 Nottingham (killed in action 28/8/1918), Edith b.1890, Nottingham, Albert b.1893 Nottingham, Ethel b.1896 Nottingham and Nellie b.1898 Nottingham.
25 Oct 1918
577901 - CWGC Website
Machine Gun Corps
8th Bn He enlisted at Nottingham and initially served (49484) in the South Staffordshire Regiment before transferring to the MGC.
Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery Grave Reference: II D 17 In Memoriam 27th August 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post : “SLATE. – In loving memory of Sergt. Henry Slate, killed in action August 27th, 1918 [sic]; also Pte. Albert Slate [1], killed in action October 25th, 1918. The supreme sacrifice. – From brother Arthur, Annie, and boys. “SLATE. – In loving memory of our dear brother, Sergt. H. Slate, killed in action August 27th, 1918. Also our dear brother, Pte. A. Slate, killed in action October 25th, 1918. Reunited, not dead to those that loved them. – Loving sisters, Edie and Nellie, and Tom (in Germany).” In Memoriam notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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