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Slater, Thomas Alexander Fletcher (1895-1916)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Thomas Alexander Fletcher Slater (1895-1916), born 13 August 1895 at Millbrook, Southampton, son of William Alexander Slater (bank manager) and Fanny Slater (nee Smith) of 7 High Street, Christchurch, Dorset.

 

Attended Twynam Lodge preparatory school, Christchurch, Dorset.

 

Attended Sherborne School (Harper House) September 1909-December 1913; 6th form; Head of House.

 

Farming in Canada, 1914.

 

WW1, Lieutenant in the Dorsetshire Regiment, 5th Bn. Missing, presumed killed, between 25-26 September 1916, at the Somme at Thiepval Ridge.

 

Commemorated at:

Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 7 B www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1553346/SLATER,%20THO...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Harper House roll of honour. H.F. Slater (for W.A. Slater, esq.) donated £5 towards the Sherborne School War Memorial in memory of his brother, Lieutenant T.A.F. Slater: W.A. Slater donated £10 towards the Sherborne School War Memorial in memory of his son, Lieut. T.A.F. Slater.

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