The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal J N Slater


Lance Corporal John Nelson SLATER, G/31872, 6th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly Durham Light Infantry, Service No.91807), died of wounds, Flanders France, 23rd September 1918.

Born Settle, Yorkshire, son of Stephen & Annie Slater.

1905 March, Paddington Registration District, John Nelson Slater married Edith Lilian Ingarfield.

1906 June, Registration District, Edith Lilian Slater, died age 25.

10th April 1909, St George, Enfield, John Nelson Slater, age 27, widower, commercial clerk, 102 Chapter Road, Willesden Green, father Stephen Slater, electrical engineer, married Mabel Louisa Marsh, age 20, spinster, 15 Titchfield Road, father William Marsh, Inspector Small Arms, R.S.A.F.

1911 Census - 63 Riffel Road, Willesden, London NW - George L C Johnson, head, age 42, widower, 3 children, all still alive, optician, spectacle maker, worker, born St Pancras, London; Jane Green, servant, age 31, single, general servant, domestic, Little Brickhill, Sheep Labe, Buckinghamshire;

John N Slater, boarder, age 29, married, commercial clerk, Glover & Hoosier, worker, born Settle, Yorkshire; Mabel L Slater, boarder, age 21, married 2 years, 1 child, 1 child died, born Enfield, Middlesex; Sydney C Marsh, visitor, brother in law, age 14, school, born Waltham, Hertfordshire. 

Children - Denis John Slater, born 8th July 1914, baptised 20th September 1914, Christ Church, Brondesbury, Brent, son of John Nelson, (Clerk), & Mabel Louisa Slater, 12 Poplars Avenue; Victor Richard Slater, born 1915 December, Willesden Registration District.

Enlisted Hammersmith, Middlesex.  Resided Willesden Green, NW.

Commemorated at Terlincthun British Cemetery, IV. B. 15., Wimille, France.

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