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John Thomas TAYLOR

Regimental number5465
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolBourke St Public School, Redfern, Nw South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBroom maker
AddressKing Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Donohue, 235 Norton Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Age at death37.8
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret Ann TAYLOR. Native of Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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