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John Lowe TAYLOR

Regimental number1563
Place of birthBallarat East, Victoria
SchoolHumffray St State School, Ballarat East, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDriver
Address22 Ebden Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily May Taylor, 22 Ebden Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1915
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 34), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Low and Isabella Flora TAYLOR; husband of Emily M. HAWKESWORTH (formerly TAYLOR), 23 John Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Family/military connectionsHarry GEYER (relationship not stated): killed in action, Pozieres, France, 1916.

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