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- Frank Courtenay Slade -

Name : Frank Courtenay Slade

Son of : Frank Courtenay Slade and Jessie Maud Slade (née Bunting), of Gillingham, Kent.

Born : 1 Nov 1887, Gillingham, Kent.

The middle name is sometimes spelt Courtney, but I have kept to the spelling Courtenay in this biography.

Married : Grace Florence Carter, registered Greenwich Dec 1917 qtr.
  Census information :

1891 : Jessie Slade is shown as a Wife on a Royal Engineers' Census return from Gillingham, Kent. Her husband Frank is not listed on this page but is presumed to have been in the Royal Engineers. Her son Frank is aged 3.

1901 : not located

1911 : Frank Courtenay Slade, aged 24, is a Bombardier, V Bty, R.H.A., Taxile Barracks, Rawal Pindi, India.

1939 Register : Frank C Slade, Grace Slade, and their children, are at 51 Hayling Avenue, Portsmouth. Frank Slade is a Storekeeper.
  Service Details :

20702 Frank Courtenay Slade, Royal Horse Artillery.

Promoted 2nd-Lt. and ended his Army career as a Captain.
Death Details :

Died : 5 May 1984 aged 96, in Cowes.

Buried at : Northwood Cemetery, Cowes
  Commemorated on these Isle of Wight Memorials :

Newport Old Contemptibles Roll of Honour
  Photo Gallery :

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  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

Isle of Wight County Press, 11 May 1984
  Acknowledgments :

Thanks to Debbie Silk for photographs and other information. F C Slade was her grandfather.
  Page status :
Page last updated : 29 March 2016 (added to website)


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