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Charles TAYLOR

Regimental number5644
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address47 George Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 6"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ann Taylor, 18 Searle Street, Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date2 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 12 May 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 5 July 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: premature senility), Sydney, 2 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death24 October 1947
Age at death75
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR Charles

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