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Lewis Edward TAPLIN

Regimental number163
Place of birthHorsham Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSoldier
AddressMaribyrnong Barracks, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs J Boscombe, Stud Road, Dandenong, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 26 November 1918

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