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Regimental number4230
Place of birthAlloa Coalgate, Glasgow, Scotland
SchoolAlloa, Sunnyside and Glasgow Council Schools, Glasgow, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia20
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Jean Taylor, Taylors Road, Langwarrin, Victoria
Enlistment date17 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.8
Place of burialBazentin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery (Row II, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Morrison and Jane TAYLOR, Glebe Point, New South Wales. Native of Alloa, Scotland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3915 Norman Bowman TAYLOR, 59th Bn,
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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