John (Jack) SLENDER

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SLENDER, John

Service Number: 3946
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Bendigo, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Colburabui, Victoria, 1894
Home Town: Kangaroo Flat, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Whroo State School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 25 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Golden Square District, Kangaroo Flat Soldiers Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3946, Bendigo, Victoria
23 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3946, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3946, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
25 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3946, 5th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Henry SLENDER and Bridge nee SCANLON