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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Canterbury Regiment (New Zealand Army)
Date Of Birth: 20/10/1882
Died: 21/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 32
Robert Sloan was the son of Robert and Mary Sloan. He was born on 20th October 1882 in the Dungannon area. He was one of ten children. Sergeant Major Sloan formerly served in the 16th (Queen's) Lancers', and served through the Boer War. Sergeant-Major Robert Sloan moved to Timaru, New Zealand. He was the Staff Sergeant-major of the 8th (South Canterbury) Mounted Regiment for between three and four years. When the war broke out, Robert re-enlisted for active service. Staff Sergeant Major Sloan was killed in action at Gallipoli on 21st August 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Hill 10 Cemetery
  North Anzac, Gallipoli, 
Grave Ref: No Ref.
CWGC Casualty 1739323
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Located South West of Azmak and North of the Salt Lake, the cemetery will be found on the left, 21.5 kms from the junction.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 Archives New Zealand Military documents of Staff Sergeant Major Robert Sloan (40 no)
2 Brother - Private William Sloan Brother of Robert Sloan, also died in the war
3 Flickr Photo of Hill 60 Memorial with Sgt Major R Sloan
4 New Zealand Cenotaph Details of Robert Sloan
5 NOK Address in Ireland Son of Mr and Mrs R Sloan of Dungannon Ireland
6 NZ War Graves Project Details of Robert Sloan
7 South Canterbury Museum Details of Robert Sloan including photo
8 South Canterbury Servicemen Details of Robert Sloan
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023