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Regimental number6323
Place of birthBalgownie, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHopefield, Balgownie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinFather, A E Taylor, Hopefield, Balgownie, New South Wales
Previous military serviceYes, 3 years Citizen's Forces, 6 months Garrison Military Police
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Sarah TAYLOR
Discharge date31 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22/23 January 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 31 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death15 July 1932
Age at death37
Place of burialNorthern Suburns Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR Peter

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