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Dick TAITO

Regimental number7083
Place of birthRotuma, Fiji
Other trainingKIA
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDriver
Address24 Lytton Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinCousin, E Pilley, 24 Lytton Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 September 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records48
Place of burialSt. Julien Dressing Station Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 7), Langemarck, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Tiu and Emeli TAITO. Native of Itumutu, Rotumah, Pacific Islands
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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