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Robert Joseph TAYLOR

Date of birth26 April 1890
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMedical practitioner
Address'Woonana', McMahon's Point, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Michael Taylor, McMahon's Point, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameAustralian Army Medical Corps, Hospital Transports Staff (No. 1 Hospital Ship, 'Karoola')
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Promotions

Captain


Unit: MED Hosp Ship 1
Promotion date: 14 July 1915


Unit: INF4

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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