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Oliver Clegg TAYLOR

Regimental number5495
Place of birthKirribilli Point, North Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Sydney Church of England Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Clifton', Kirribilli, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
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 Arty D
FateDied of disease 26 February 1917
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Clegg and Emily TAYLOR, "Clifton", Kirribilli Point, Sydney. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5494 Pte John Clegg TAYLOR, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 3 November 1917.

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