5/02/1916- To Area No. 2 as Private
14/03/1916- To 11th Battalion 16th Reinforcements, Bunbury, WA
31/03/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Shropshire ” bound for Egypt
27/04/1916- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt  ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
12/07/1916- To 3rd Training Battalion Perham Downs England ex Hospital
31/07/1916- Proceeded Overseas 1st Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Folkestone Ex Perham Downs
13/08/1916- Joined ” D ” Company 11th Battalion  in the field France
23/04/1917- Awarded  MILITARY  MEDAL
06/05/1917- Killed in Action Bullecourt France.

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 34242

Victory Medal – No. 33999

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 324192

MILITARY  MEDAL

 

Date  of  Recommendation ‘ 23 April 1917

 

” At LOUVERVAL , FRANCE on 15th April 1917  Pte. SLAVIN showed great courage and endurance in carrying messages from picquet posts to Company Headquarters through a fire swept zone; he also on return journeys  carried back ammunition, thereby enabling the post to hold out and inflict loss on the enemy.  He continued this work throughout the night of 15th/16th April 1917 “.

 

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : 4 October 1917

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : Page  2635,  Position  59

Date of London Gazette : 18 June 1917

Location in London Gazette : Page 6027,  Position  28