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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Sloss, Harry Stewart (2392)

Place of Birth: Numurkah, VIC

Age: 38 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Friday, 16 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2392            view online service record

443 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Miss E Sloss (sister)
c/o Robert Harper, Beach Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 29 September 1915
Ship: RMS Osterley
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion – 5th Reinforcements

KIA: Tuesday, 14 November 1916
Place: France

Private, 2 Pioneer Battalion, killed in action 14 November, 1916, France, aged 39, commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.

Parents: Stewart and Mary SLOSS (both deceased), sister: Elsie SLOSS. Brother Robert Clifford SLOSS died of wounds, 27 September, 1917. Born Numurkah. His address was given as 443 Lonsdale Street, with Elsie as next of kin, initially at her work address, c/o Robert Harper & Co, (starch manufacturers) Beach Street, Port Melbourne. As Mrs E M THOMAS, she returned the circular from Western Australia. Medals to eldest brother, Samuel.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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