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Herman Richard TAYLOR

Regimental number1799
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolPrincess Hill State School, Vicoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address57 McCarron Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, George Taylor, 57 McCarron Street, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of enteric fever.
FateDied of disease 12 November 1916
Place of death or woundingCairo, Egypt
Age at death25.10
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 157), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: G. and Laura F. TAYLOR, 57 McCarron Parade, Essendon, Victoria

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