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Regimental number575
Place of birthYorkshire, England
SchoolHamilton Public school, Newcastle, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia2
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSmith Street, North Waratah, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jane Taylor, Smith Street, North Waratah, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 January 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 10A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emma TAYLOR, husband of Jane TAYLOR, 25 Smith Street, Mayfield, Tighe's Hill, New South Wales. Native of Worsboro' Dale, Yorks, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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