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Archibald William TAYLOR

Regimental number1921
Place of birthDoctor's Creek, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressDoctors Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Taylor, Doctors Creek via Stawell, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 April 1916 - 39th Bn, 2nd Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 39th Bn, 27 October 1916. Wounded at Messines, 7 June 1917.
FateKilled in Action 7 May 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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