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Ernest TAYLOR

Regimental number5434
Place of birthBirmingham, England
SchoolBoard School (Birmingham?), England
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
AddressBlandford Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs L A Taylor, 65 Hopkins Street, West Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave No. 26), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Sarah TAYLOR; husband of Lilian A. TAYLOR, Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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