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Gilbert William Slack

Rank:Sergeant (Pilot)Number:987855
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:118 Sqn RAFVR
How Died:Accidental
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Altrincham (Hale) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Attended Bowdon College.   The family home was previously "Chasefield" at
Bowdon before moving to Belgrave Rd.   A member of Bowdon Hockey Club.   
Employed at the District Bank, Wilmslow.

Volunteered for the RAF in April 1939, but not called up until after the
outbreak of war.   Sent to South Africa for training under the Empire Air
Training Scheme. 

After only one week after joining his first Fighter Squadron he was killed
in a flying accident at Old Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire.

Buried 26/09/1942 - Burial No. 11,439.

M.I. - "Always in our thoughts".
Memorials found on:
St. Mary's (Bowdon)
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