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William Staines TAYLOR

Regimental number4035
Place of birthLottah, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEnameller
AddressLongley, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7"
Weight90 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Taylor, Longley, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 August 1915
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth TAYLOR
Discharge date7 August 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board hT 'Suffolk', 12 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Hobart, 7 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 July 1926
Age at death32
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, TAYLOR William Staines

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