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William Henry TAYLOR

Regimental number3151
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
SchoolState School, Apple Tree Creek, Queensland
AddressMaryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Henry Taylor, Point Vernon, Pialba, Maryborough, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Volunteers
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 2 January 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 16), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annie TAYLOR, Huxley Cottage, Point Vernon, Pialla, Queensland. Native of Childers, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5690 Alexander TAYLOR, 26th Bn, died in 2nd Eastern General Hospital, Brighton, England, 12 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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