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Ivan Cyril Ellis TAYLOR

Regimental number1573
Place of birthAntill Ponds, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressMount Farrill, West Coast, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Humphrey Charles Taylor, Mount Farrill, West Coast, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 December 1914
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Humphrey Charles and Mona May TAYLOR
Discharge date20 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 2 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 17 February 1919, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 20 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 April 1931
Age at death43
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR Ivan Cyril Ellis

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