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Stanley Gordon TAYLOR

Regimental number3
Place of birthDimboola, Victoria
AddressArarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Priscilla Taylor, c/o Dave Taulor, Ararat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentOrderly Room CPL
Unit name40th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Meritorious Service Medal

'During the period from February 25th to September 17th, 1918 this Non Commissioned Officer has done consistently excellent work as Battalion Orderly Room Sergeant. His accuracy and thoroughness has been of the greatest assistance in administrative work. At VILLERS-BRETTONEUX, HAMEL, and again at BRAY, often working under very difficult conditions he maintained a very high standard of excellence in his work and his energy and keenness throughout is worthy of high commendation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Discharge date22 July 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 December 1967
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR Stanley Gordon

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