Charles Henry Slater

Source: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

SLATER , Lance Corporal, CHARLES HENRY, 17784, 9th Bn., Yorkshire Regiment.

7 June 1917. Age 23. Son of Robert Thomas Slater, of East Ville, Aycliffe, Darlington. Panel 33.



Menin Gate Yorkshire Regiment column

Yorkshire Regiment panel on Menin Gate, Ypres

"Soldiers Died in the Great War" has Charles Henry Slater of the 9th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment), born and enlisted in Darlington.


1901 Census for Harrogate Hill, Darlington has the family of Robert T. and Margaret A. Slater of 59, Bowman Street. There are 6 children. Charles H. is the 5th child.


Charles is in the 1911 census living with his parents and siblings at 37, Longfield Terrace, Honeypot Lane, Harrogate Hill, Darlington in 4 rooms:

Robert Thomas Slater, age 49, Machinist Driller N.E.R. Iron Works, born Bedale, Yorkshire

Margaret Ann Slater, age 50, married 27 years, 6 children, born Marske, Yorkshire

Robert Corney? Slater, age 25, Tinsmith, N.E.R. Iron Works, born Darlington, Durham

John James Slater, age 23, Tinsmith, N.E.R. IKron Works, born Darlington, Durham

Thomas William Slater, age 21, Boiler Smith N.E.R. Iron Works, born Darlington, Durham

Charles Henry Slater, age 16, Labourer Summersons Foundry Iron, born Darlington, Durham

George Alfred Slater, age 10, at school, born Darlington, Durham.

Robert Thomas Slater had married in 1883.





Charles Henry Slater name on Menin Gate panel

C H Slater's name on the Yorkshire Regiment panel of the Menin Gate, Ypres

Menin Gate, Ypres, at night

The Menin Gate at night

Buglers playing Last Post at the Menin Gate

Buglers playing the Last Post at the Menin Gate


Charles Henry Slater, wounded and missing since 7 June, 1917

Wednesday, 11 July, 1917

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