WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
SLADE
Forname(s)
Arthur William
Birthplace
Woodstock 11th July 1886 Baptised 1886 Parish register
Family
Parents
William, a labourer and Eva (nee Whitley) of Oxford Street, Woodstock
Son of Mrs. Eva Slade, of Oxford St, Woodstock, Oxon. (CWGC)
Siblings
Arthur 14, Louisa 11, Lizzie 10, Alfred 7, Florence 5 and Lottie 3 (1901 Census)

Brother Alfred John Slade died at 'Home' 17th October 1918
Address(es)
Back Lane Woodstock, (1911 Census)
Occupation
General Labourer (1911 Census)
Service

Rank: Private

Number: 10944

Regiment: 5th Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Death
Attested in Oxford. Arthur went to France 20th May 1915. He died of wounds 28th April 1918, aged 32, in Germany, presumed POW.
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Cologne Southern Cemetery Ref: VIII.C.21 Total identified casualties 2596 Inscription reads, WITH CHRIST WHICH IS FAR BETTER

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Researched by: Isabel Wheeler
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.