Slater, son of Lachlan and the late Catherine MacFarlane.
Worked for Phillips & Son.
Lived 77 Regent Street, Greenock. Married with 5 children.
Award the Médaille militaire (The Military Medal) 17th January 1916. This decoration is reserved for non-commissioned officers, simple soldiers and for generals who commanded on battlefields.
Enlisted 6th April 1908. With Mediterranean Expeditionary Force from 1st June 1915 to 14th April 1916. With British Expeditionary Force 20th October 1916 to 8th November 1917. Hospitalised with heart issues.
Buried at Gaza War Cemetery, Palestine. Grave Reference XII. F. 2.