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Regimental number485
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCastlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinDavid Wood Taylor, Clarence Street, Ponsonby, Auckland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Place of enlistmentCastlemaine, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters and Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll677
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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