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John Paterson TAYLOR

Regimental number14921
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolWagga Wagga Public School, New South Wales
ReligionFree thinker
OccupationPolice constable
AddressMahratta, Denman Street, Chatsworth Heights, Coorparoo, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height6' 0.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Caroline Vera Taylor, Longwood Street, off Merton Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date17 February 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, 1st Anzac Mounted Division, 14th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateDied of illness 21 November 1918
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialHadra War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 216), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Simpson and Mary Jane TAYLOR, Sydney, New South Wales; Wife: C.V. TAYLOR, 'Leyton', Berry Street, Graceville, Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt

Died of dysentery.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR John Paterson

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