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William Gordon TAYLOR

Regimental number17153
Place of birthClare, South Australia
SchoolClare Public School, South Australia
OccupationMotor driver
AddressMalvern, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W T Taylor, Clare, South Australia
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps February 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 4), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Thomas and Edith Miriam TAYLOR, Melrose, South Australia. Native of Clare, South Australia
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Contracted meingitis whilst in camp. Killed in action, Villers-Bretonneux.

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