|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Echuca, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, Robert Taylor, Echuca Village Settlement, Echuca, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 6 months (1909) in the Australian Garrison Artillery.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Lance Corporal|
|Unit name||Machine Gun Company 10|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||24/15/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Machine Gun Company|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'On 7th/8th and 9th June, 1917, during the operations south of MESSINES, for untiring energy and devotion to duty. When his Officers had become casualties he took command of his machine gun section and did exceptionally fine work. By his determination and courage he set a fine example to his team and encouraged his men during the most critical period.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
War service: Western Front
Enlisted at Seymour, Victoria. Disembarked in England, proceeded to France, 25 November 1916.
Wounded in action (gassed) which required hospitalisation and convalescence in England.
Returned to Australia per 'H.T. Nestor', disembarking 15 December 1919.Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||88|
|Place of burial||Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria|