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William Henry TAYLOR

Regimental number1806
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
SchoolPublic School (Thames?), New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressLambton Heights, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs A Taylor, Hames, New Zealand
Enlistment date4 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1914
Place of enlistmentRosebery Park, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name301st (Mechanical Transport), 8th Company, Army Service Corps (17th Divisional Ammunition Park)
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/98/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 21 August 1918
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row F, Grave No. 6), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Amelia TAYLOR, Irish Town, Thames, Auckland, New Zealand
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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