Arthur Slater

Arthur Slater was born in 1896, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. He attested on the 17th October, 1914 in Ashton-under-Lyne with a group of pals and they joined the 1/9th Manchester Regiment.

Arthur Slater October 1917

Arthur fought in Gallipoli, where he was wounded (shot in the face) and evacuated to No 5 Canadian General Hospital in Cairo for a month. He rejoined his regiment in Gallipoli and left there for Egypt on 29th December, 1915. The 1/9th Manchester Regiment spent 1916 in Egypt and Arthur Slater served as a Regimental Scout. In March 1917 the regiment left Alexandria for France.

His full story is here.