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Reginald Charles TAYLOR

Regimental number5164
Place of birthNewport, Isle-of-Wight, England
SchoolHoly Trinity School, Southampton, England
Other training31
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteward
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMrs Taylor, Beechwood Hill Lane, Southampton, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/100/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 20 October 1914. Taken on strength, 12th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, 1 November 1914. Transferred to 53rd Bn, 6 April 1916, as a driver in battalion transport.
FateDied of disease 30 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 49), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Henry and Emma Christian TAYLOR, "Beechwood", Hill Lane, Southampton, England

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