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Thomas TAYNTON

Regimental number2875
Place of birthBrunsick, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationJockey
AddressSt Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Taynton, Royal Hotel, St Arnaud, Victoria
Enlistment date1 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
FateKilled in Action 20 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row C, Grave No. 5), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
74
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Francies TAYNTON, Royal Hotel, St. Arnaud, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2924 Pte Herbert TAYNTON, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 April 1916.

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