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Andrew TAYLOR

Regimental number21426
Date of birth19 November 1893
Place of birthDalby, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation hand
AddressEurella Station, Eurella Siding, Western Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Taylor, Rose Street, Eagle Junction, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36A/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Discharge date13 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2889 Pte John Westland TAYLOR, 42nd Bn, returned to Australia, 31 January 1918; 3659 Pte Thomas McIlwraith TAYLOR, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 11 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 July 1916.

Transferred to 9th Field Artillery Brigade, 27 August 1916; to 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, 30 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 24 November 1916.

Found guilty of being absent from tatto roll call, 28 May 1918: awarded forfeiture of 3 days' pay.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 2 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 11 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 June 1919; discharged, 13 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsFull name: Andrew McIlwraith TAYLOR
Date of death21 July 1982
Age at death88

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