Herbert Harold TAYLOR

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TAYLOR, Herbert Harold

Service Number: 6627
Enlisted: 28 August 1916, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: West End State School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 22 December 1917
Cemetery: Bethleem Farm West Cemetery
Row A, Grave 34 Headstone inscription reads: Only one life 'twill soon be past only what's done for Jesus will last
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6627, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane
7 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 6627, 26th Infantry Battalion
7 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 6627, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Robert and Mary Taylor; husband of Nellie Taylor of Lota Road, Manly, Brisbane; father of Harold Robert Alexr Taylor and Agnes Gertrude Taylor

Herbert's brother Robert Stanley Taylor was killed in action at Gallipoli on 7 August 1915 while serving with the 15th Battalion

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal