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Regimental number10589
Place of birthEpsom, Surrey, England
SchoolNational Boys' School, Surrey, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Miss M Lehan, Foster North, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W Taylor, Epson, Surrey, England
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years in the Epsom Territorial Force, England.
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 13 July 1915 and posted to 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 13th Reinforcements. Takn on strength, 1st DAC, 10 February 1916; 13th Field Artillery Brigade, 22 March 1916. Wounded, Ypres sector, Belgium, 13 August 1917.
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialVlamertinghe New Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Surrey, England

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