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William John TAYLOR

Regimental number4224
Place of birthStansbury, South Australia
AddressStansbury, Yorke's Peninsula, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minny Priscilla Tayor, c/o G Mills, Stansbury, Yorke's Peninsula, South Australia
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 8 November 1915 - 27th Bn, 10th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 27th Bn, 11 August 1916. Mortally wounded and taken prisoner, 5 November 1916.
FateDied of wounds 18 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death23
Place of burialPorte-de-Paris Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 26), Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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