Harold Aubrey TAYLOR


TAYLOR, Harold Aubrey

Service Number: 2850
Enlisted: 31 July 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Picton, New South Wales, 18 February 1898
Home Town: Picton, Wollondilly, New South Wales
Schooling: Picton Superior Public School
Occupation: Railway labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 16 April 1918, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

31 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2850, Liverpool, New South Wales
2 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2850, 19th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2850, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
14 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 4th Infantry Battalion
17 Aug 1916: Wounded Private, SN 2850, 4th Infantry Battalion, Pozières, Shell wound (face)
16 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2850, 4th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...2850 Private Harold Aubrey Taylor, 19th Battalion, of Picton, NSW. A railway employee prior to enlistment, Pte Taylor embarked with the 6th Reinforcements from Sydney on HMAT Euripides on 2 November 1915. He transferred to the 4th Battalion in 1916 and was wounded in action. After returning to his unit he was killed in action in France on 16 April 1918, aged 20." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)