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John Houston TAGGART

Regimental number195
Place of birthCaulfield Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressIllawarra Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinJ. Taggart, Illawarra Road, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Army Cps LHR
FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 36
Date: 14 March 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 1653 Pte Roy Arhibald Houston, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.

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