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Regimental number3619
Place of birthLancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCommercial Bank of Australasia, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Taylor, 252 Central Drive, Blackpool, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Date of death28 November 1919
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialColac Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Pldot 5, Grave No. 5), Colac Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs. M. TAYLOR. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria. Photo: Ian Marr
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 3 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 October 1919; died before discharge/discharge then cancelled.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Accidentally killed.
Date of death26 December 1919
Age at death26
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR George

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