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Regimental number4287
Place of birthJerilderie, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressJerilderie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Taylor, Jerilderie Street, Jerilderie, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: James and Sarah TAYLOR. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 19 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death21 May 1939
Age at death48
Place of burialJerilderie Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR John

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