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Joseph Henry TAYLOR

Regimental number4531
Date of birth26 June 1888
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolLiverpool, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 5.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Peter Taylor, Little Sisters of the Poor, Highberth, Liverpool, england
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Discharge date7 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, France. Wounded, Flers, 5 November 1916; invalided to Napsbury Hospital, England; recovered. Gassed, Rebimont, 16 July 1918; invalided to 69th General Hospital, nr Abbeville, France; rejoined unit until cessation of hostilities.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmala', 4 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 14 August 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide; 7 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 August 1923
Age at death35
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 7, Grave No. East 4), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR Joseph Henry

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