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Gordon Clyde TAYLOR

Regimental number128
Date of birth30 September 1892
Place of birthSilverton, New South Wales
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School, South Australia; Reynella and Port Adelaide Public Schools, South Australia
Other trainingSchool of Mines, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLipson Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Phillip Thomas Taylor, Lipson Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name10th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHazebrouck, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHazebrouk Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip Thomas and Mary TAYLOR
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Frank Leslie TAYLOR, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli (wounded; invalided to 2nd General Hospital, Mena; recovered, returned to duty, May 1915); France (wounded at Pozieres; invalided to England, recovered and returned to duty).

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

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