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Alfred Edward TAYLOR

Regimental number3701
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressAlbion Street, Invermay, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred E Taylor, Albion Street, Invermay, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceYes. Senior Cadets. 2 yrs
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Date of death13 June 1921
Age at death from cemetery records28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Gertrude TAYLOR. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Launceston, Tasmania
Discharge date22 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 82 'New Zealand', 28 August 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 22 October 1917, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 22 Decemeber 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death14 June 1921
Age at death27
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: , TAYLOR Alfred Edward

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