Alfred TAYLOR

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TAYLOR, Alfred

Service Numbers: 654, 4101
Enlisted: 5 February 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 6th Field Company Engineers
Born: Greystoke, England, 1889
Home Town: Redfern, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Greystoke National School
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 31 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 654, Liverpool, New South Wales
25 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 654, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
25 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 654, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 4th Field Company Engineers
3 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4101, 4th Field Company Engineers, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
3 Jul 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 6th Field Company Engineers
31 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4101, 6th Field Company Engineers, Pozières

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...4101 Pte (later Spr) Alfred Taylor, 18th Battalion (later 4th Field Company Engineers), of Redfern, Sydney, NSW, son of Janet Wright, Penrith, England. A carpenter prior to enlisting, he joined the Military Expeditionary Force. at Gallipoli on 3 September 1915. He was killed in action at Pozieres, France on 31 July 1916, aged 26. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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