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Ernest Albert TAYLOR

Regimental number3052
Place of birthNacy, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, A. Taylor, Webber's Creek, Paterson, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Trench Mortar Battery
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 19 August 1915 - 31st Bn, 5th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 31st Bn, 23 July 1916. Transferred to 8th Light Trench Mortar Battery, 3 September 1916.
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 35), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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