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Robert Reginald TAYLOR

Regimental number6354
Place of birthColeraine, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressWannon Farm, Coleraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Taylor, Coleraine, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 4 March 1916 - 8th Bn, 20th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 8th Bn, 24 December 1916. Wounded in Bullecourt sector, 30 April 1917. Mortally wounded, 20 September 1917.
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row B, Grave No. 2A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6353 Lance Sergeant Walter James TAYLOR, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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