Lieut Stewart B Slater We offer our congratulations, with those of his Fairfield and Buxton friends, to Lieut. Stewart B. Slater, son of Ald. George Slater, J.P., of Fairfield, upon his promotion to the rank of Captain. When war was declared, Captain Slater was at St. John’s College, Cambridge, and joined the O.T.C. He received his commission shortly afterwards in the K.R.R.C. He has now served in France for a year and is in charge of the Trench Mortar Batteries.
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Stewart Beattie was born to George & Sarah Slater in O/N/D Qtr 1894 registered at Chapel-en-le-Frith volume 7b, page 792. He was christened at the Wesleyan Methodist Church on the 9th December 1900. In the 1911 Census Stewart was away at Epworth College near Rhyl, North Wales. Stewart was Gunner 300869 in the Royal Garrison Artillery. Stewart married Nora Irene Morris in 1913 in St Asaph, North Wales. He died on 10th October 1958, his probate left £6.774.10s.6d to his wife Nora.