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Edward Leonard TAYLOR

Regimental number1048
Date of birth8 January 1895
Place of birthTerowie, South Australia
SchoolPeterborough Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
AddressMile End, Railway terrace
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs. A. Taylor, Mile End, Railway terrace
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A21 Marere on 16 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3764A Pte Wallace Gambier TAYLOR, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1918; 1996 Pte David Lawrence TAYLOR, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 December 1918.
Other detailsWar service: Gallipoli, Palestine, Egypt. Contracted illness, June 1918; returned to duty, October 1918; was with unit at cessation of hostilities.
Date of death18 September 1964
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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