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Gilbert TAYLOR

Regimental number1406A
Place of birthAntill Ponds, Tasmania
SchoolState School (Antill Ponds? Oatlands?), Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOatlands, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Taylor, Oatlands, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas one of the 15th Bn's advance guard at the Gallipoli landing.
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Age at death22.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial D. 12.), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Amelia TAYLOR, Stanley Street, Oatlands, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 12410 Gunner Ellis Risby TAYLOR, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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