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Stanley TAYLOR

Regimental number644
Place of birthNailsea, Bristol, England
SchoolWraxall Boys' School , England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressKilbirnie, Cressy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Taylor, Shepparton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A43 Barunga on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 18 September 1914 - 4th Light Horse, 1st Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 4th Light Horse, 9 February 1915. Transferred to 4th Machine Gun Squadron, 23 February 1917. Promoted Lance Corporal, 14 July 1918.
FateDied of disease 25 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDamascus, Syria
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 58), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary Ann TAYLOR, Silver Street, Nailsea, Bristol, England

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