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Herbert George Lindorff TAYLOR

Regimental number833
Place of birthYarraville, Victoria
SchoolState School (Yarraville? Koroit?), Victoria
Other trainingTechnical College
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway clerk
AddressHigh Street, Koroit, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Miss Ruby Taylor, High Street, Koroit, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name8th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLancashire Landing Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 41), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Tower Hill Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Samuel Emptage Tweedle and Emilie Sarah Louisa TAYLOR. Native of Yarraville, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: 3323 Lance Corporal Frederick William GOODLAND DCM, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 July 1918; 3023 Pte Charles John TAYLOR, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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