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Alexander TAYLOR

Regimental number5690
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
Place of birthChilders, Queensland
SchoolState School, Apple Tree Creek, Queensland
AddressPoint Vernon, Pialba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Taylor, Point Vernon, Pialba, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in 2nd Eastern General Hospital, Brighton, England, of tempero spheroidal abscess.
FateDied of disease 12 March 1917
Age at death27
Place of burialBrighton Borough Cemetery (ZIX. 48), Sussex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annie TAYLOR, Huxley Cottage, Point Vernon, Pialba, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3151 William Henry TAYLOR, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, Somme sector, France, 2 January 1917.

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