Leonard Stevenson TAYLOR


TAYLOR, Leonard Stevenson

Service Number: 1287
Enlisted: 2 March 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Chelsea Villa, Petersham, NSW, 1892
Home Town: Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Gordon and Lindfield Public Schools, Technical College Ultimo
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds, Malta, 22 October 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Grave A. XVI. 4. INSCRIPTION THE DEATH WHICH SEEMED TO END HIS LIFE WAS VICTORY WON , Pieta Military Cemetery, Tal-Pieta, Malta (island), Malta
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1287, 18th Infantry Battalion
25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1287, 18th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1287, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 23 and the son of Robert and Challis Amelia Taylor, of "Challis," Beaconsfield Parade, Lindfield, New South Wales.