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Charles Bowmont TAYLOR

Regimental number99
Date of birth17 August 1885
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationContractor
AddressLonglea Railway Station, near Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, W J Taylor, Longlea Railway Station, near Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollQuartermaster and Honorary Captain
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 11 September 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: INF57
Promotion date: 9 April 1916

Captain


Unit: INF57
Promotion date: 30 May 1916

QMR&HON MAJ


Unit: INF57
Promotion date: 18 January 1918


Unit: INF57

FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Family/military connectionsBrothers: Major Albert William TAYLOR MC, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919
Other detailsMedals: Militry Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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