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Regimental number2924
Place of birthSt Arnaud Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressSt Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWilliam Taynton, Royal Hotel, St Arnaud, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 April 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2875 Pte Thomas TAYNTON, 14th Bn, killed in action, 20 June 1918.
Date of death6 November 1976

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