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Wallace Gambier TAYLOR

Regimental number3764
Date of birth30 January 1899
Place of birthMt Gambier, South Australia
SchoolPeterborough Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Edward Taylor, 73 Gladstone Road, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date13 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3764A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date19 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1048 Pte Edward Leonard TAYLOR, 9th Light Horse, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919; 1996 Pte David Lawrence TAYLOR, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 December 1918.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded, Hill 60, 2 February 1918, resulting in the loss of a leg; invalided to Bethnal Green Hospital, London; returned to Australia, discharged as medically unfit.
Date of death3 July 1965

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