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Aubrey John William TAYLOR

Regimental number944
Place of birthBarrington, Tasmania
SchoolUlverstone State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSheffield, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara E Heath, West Pine Road, Penguin, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 35), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Clara Emily TAYLOR, Penguin, Tasmania. Native of Barrington, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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