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Roy Morice TAYLOR

Regimental number1846
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Parramatta, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilder
Address132 Bland Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, George Stewart Taylor, 132 Bland Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name30th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAubigny, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialAdealaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row II, Grave No. 6), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Stewart and Agnes TAYLOR, "Kanowna", Burnie Street, Waverley, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1845 Eric John TAYLOR, 4th Pioneer Bn, killed in action, Glisy Bridge, 20 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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