2nd Lieutenant Charles Hugh Hope Slater, 10th Bn Scottish Rifles

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2nd Lieutenant Charles Hugh Hope Slater, 10th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Charles Hugh Hope Stater was born in Scone in 1894.  His father, Rev. John White Slater, was Minister of the United Presbyterian Church in Scone. His mother was Jean.  Charles was educated at Scone Public School, Perth Academy, and later at St Andrews University.  He graduated a Master of Arts in July 1915.  While at University he joined the Officers Training Corp and was Gazetted as 2nd Lieutenant in the Scottish Rifles.  He was mobilised to France in July 1915 and was appointed as Brigade Intelligence Officer.  2nd Lieutenant Charles Hugh Hope Stater was killed in action on 31st  July 1917, aged 23.  He is buried in Brandhock New Military Cemetery at Vlamertinge.

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