William Sloan was the son of Robert and Mary Sloan. William Sloan was born about 1887. Private William Sloan (21205) was serving with the 6th Dragoons (Inniskilling) when he died on 6th November 1914, age 27. The CWGC records William as the son of Robert Sloan, of Donaghmore, Co. Tyrone, and the late Mary Sloan.
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.