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Harry TAYLOR

Regimental number939
Place of birthWhitley Bay, Northumberland, England
SchoolSt Paul's Church School, Whitley Bay, Northumberland, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Taylor, Whitley Bay, Northumberland, England
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 May 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialRation Farm Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. II), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Caroline TAYLOR, 9 Edward Road, Whitley Bay, England

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