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William James * TAYLOR

Regimental number2237
Place of birthTruro, South Australia
SchoolTruro and Flinders St, Adelaide Public Schools, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address232 Angas Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Taylor, 232 Angas Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 June 1916
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth TAYLOR, 49 First Avenue, Forestiville, Adelaide, South Australia

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