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Albert Ernest TAYLOR

Regimental number2889
Place of birthWelborough Tasmania
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressDerby, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Arthur Taylor, Branxholm, Tasmania
Previous military service92nd Infantry
Enlistment date7 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur E. and Louisa Jane TAYLOR. Native of Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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