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Edward Henry TAYLOR

Regimental number1866
Place of birthWairoa, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
AddressCapley, Racecourse Road, Ascot, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 9"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie Taylor, c/o Mr Butt, Zillmere Road, Zillmere, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 1st, 7th and 9th New Zealand Mounted Rifles.
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameAustralian Remount Unit 2, Squadron 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/3/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Remount Unit
FateReturned to Australia 29 April 1916
Discharge date19 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Promoted Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant, 24 February 1916.

Admitted to hospital, 16 March 1916; discharged from hospital, 21 March 1916 (no further details recorded).

Commenced return to New Zealand from Suez on board HT 'Seang Bee', 29 April 1916; discharged (demobilised), Brisbane, 19 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR Edward Henry

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