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Eric John TAYLOR

Regimental number1845
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Parramatta, New South Wales
Other trainingTechnical College (Sydney?), New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationConstruc expert
Address132 Bland Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, George Stewart Taylor, 132 Bland Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name30th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1845B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 May 1918
Place of death or woundingGlisy Bridge
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 5), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Stewart and Agnes TAYLOR, "Kanowna", Burnie Street, Waverley, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1846 Roy Morice TAYLOR, 30th Bn, killed in action, Aubigny, France, 9 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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