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Arthur TAPLIN

Regimental number1710
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGowrie Road, Wilsonton, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Taplin, Gowrie Road, Wilsonton, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 October 1933
Place of burialToowoomba Cemetery

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