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Regimental number3639
Place of birthBiarra, Queensland
SchoolGilgulgul State School, via Miles, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressBiarra, via Esk, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Harriet Taylor, Biarra, via Esk, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3639A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 July 1918
Place of death or woundingRibemont, France
Age at death28.7
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Harriet TAYLOR, Biarra, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2986A Pte Edgar TAYLOR, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919; Cousins: 4785 Pte Leonard SMITH, 31st Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1918; 7152 Pte William Charles Golloway THORPE, 25th Bn, killed in action, 13 June 1918; 5813 Pte Cecil John PARSONS, 9th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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