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Frank Leslie TAYLOR

Regimental number1090
Date of birth21 October 1894
Place of birthNew South Wales
SchoolReynella and Port Adelaide Public Schools; Adelaide High School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLipson Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinPhilip Thomas Taylor, Lipson Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF27
Promotion date: 1 August 1918


Unit: INF27
Promotion date: 16 December 1918

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Discharge date--/07/1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 128 Sergeant Gordon Clyde TAYLOR, 10th Bn, killed in action, 16 April 1918.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli (contracted illness; invalided to Malta; recovered and rejoined unit in Egypt); France (wounded twice, invalided to Base Hospital); was with unit at cessation of hostilities.

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