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William Thomas Slater

In memory of:

Corporal William Thomas Slater

January 3, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


3rd Bn.

Additional Information

Son of William and Blanche A. Slater, of Chevin Side, Belper, Derbyshire, England.

Commemorated on Page 163 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. D. 25.


WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 13 Km south of Ieper town centre, on a road leading from the Kemmelseweg N331 connecting Ieper to Kemmel. From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 2 Km after passing the village of Kemmel lies the left hand turning onto the Hooghofstraat. The WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1.5 Km along the Hooghofstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe, Toronto Friday January 21 1916
  • Family Memorial– Family memorial in St John the Evangelist's Churchyard, Hazelwood, Derbyshire, England.  William was the son of William and Blanche Augusta Slater and was born in Belper, Derbyshire.  He worked as a Teamster in Canada and enlisted at Toronto on 5th April 1915.
  • St John the Evangelist's Church– St John the Evangelist's Church, Hazelwood, Derbyshire, where William's family memorial is located.
  • War Memorial– WW1 war memorial inside St John the Evangelist's Church, Hazelwood on which William's name is commemorated.
  • St John the Evangelist's Church– The interior of St John the Evangelist's Church, where the Hazelwood War Memorial is located.

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