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Regimental number1878
Place of birthHay, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMetal worker
AddressHenry Street, Penrith, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.2
Height6' 1.5"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Taylor, Henry Street, Penrith, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Militia.
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date17 May 1917
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917; discharged (medically unfit: headaches, injured skull), Sydney, 17 May 1917.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death6 November 1930
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR George

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