William Henry TAYLOR

Regimental number2448
Date of birth21 December 1895
Place of birthCranleigh, Surrey, England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Henry Taylor, 49 Goldstone Road, Hool, England
Enlistment date10 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in 1910 as part of 'Big Brother' movement
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in Australia in the Second World War, V9289, 12 November 1940 - 20 September 1945.
Date of death4 March 1954
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Charman Road, Cheltenham, Victoria