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John Frederick Robert TAYLOR

Regimental number5647
Place of birthTempe Park, New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
Address23 William Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Potter, 23 William Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at home of pulmonary tuberculosis.
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Place of death or woundingSydney, New South Wales
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Grave No. 1016), Rookwood, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parent: John Joseph TAYLOR and Mary Ann POTTER (formerely TAYLOR)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5646 Pte Albert George Victor TAYLOR, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.

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