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William TAYLOR

Regimental number2259
Place of birthAdelong, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAdelong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, John Taylor, Adelong, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 21 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 28 September 1915 - 1st Light Horse, 15th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, 26 October 1916. Transferred to 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, 25 May 1917; 11th Field Artillery Brigade, 15 June 1917.
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialVoormezeele Enclosre No. 3 (Plot XII, Row C, Grave No. 27), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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