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Charles Ernest TAYLOR

Regimental number608
Place of birthKadina, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
AddressTintinara, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.10
Height5' 5.25"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Taylor, Tintinara, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Senior Cadets (78B); left the district for an Exempt Area under the Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date20 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Omrah on 17 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialStourbridge Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 342), Worcester, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jessie Mina TAYLOR, Tintinara, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR Charles Ernest

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