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Charles TAYLOR

Regimental number2233
Place of birthLlandaff, Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilder
Addressc/o Mrs Taylor, Main Street, Corrima, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rachael Taylor, 132 Heath Road, Brighton Ferry, Glamorgan, Wales
Previous military serviceServed as 307, Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force, 11 August 1914 - 4 March 1915; served in German New Guinea.
Enlistment date16 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMigrated alone to Australia. Enlisted 16 April 1915 - 1st Bn, 6th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 1st Bn, 6 August 1915.
FateKilled in Action 22-25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row P, Grave No. 8), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Evan Thomas and Rachel TAYLOR, Briton Ferry, Glam, Wales

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