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Regimental number3913
Place of birthGateshead-on-Tyne, England
SchoolState School
Age on arrival in Australia13
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCollege Street, Portland, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Taylor, College Street, Portland, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and in the Citizen Military Forces, South Australia.
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Special Memorial C, I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Thomas and Harriet TAYLOR, Glyde Street, Albert Park, Woodville, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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