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John Samuel TAYLOR

Regimental number4313
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address112 Harrow Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Taylor, 112 Harrow Road, Auburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date8 April 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Corinthic', 10 January 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 3 March 1918, for onward travel by boat to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: asthma and senility), Sydney, 8 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 June 1954
Age at death74
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR John Samuel

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