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Stanley William TAYLOR

Regimental number3100
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
Address259 Gregory Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W C Taylor, 259 Gregory Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as a Sergeant in the State School Cadets.
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularQualified as the best shot in musketry in the Lockyer Rifle Clubs Association, 1913.
FateDied of wounds 7 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBapaume Communal Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William Cleghorn TAYLOR, Cox Street, Windsor, Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2277 Norman Claude TAYLOR, 10th Field Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 17 October 1918; Cousin: Punchard WALTER.

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