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William Stephen TAYLOR

Regimental number3457
Place of birthWaterloo, New South Wales
SchoolRedfern Public School, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationBootmaker
Address95 Samuel Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, W.Taylor, 95 Samuel Street, St.Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Louisa Ann TAYLOR, 95 Samuel Street, St. Peters, New South Wales. Commemorated in Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR William Stephen
Red Cross File 2710408M

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