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John Clegg TAYLOR

Regimental number5494
Place of birthBurwood, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, North Sydney, Nw South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Clifton', Kirribilli, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Taylor, 'Clifton', Kirribilli, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 3 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23 years 3 months
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Clegg and Emily TAYLOR, Clifton, Kirribilli Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5495 Pte Oliver Clegg TAYLOR, 1st Field Artillery D, died of disease, 26th February 1917.

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