John Thomas NAYLOR

NAYLOR, John Thomas

Service Number: 21384
Enlisted: 10 September 1915, Rockhampton, Queensland
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 12th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Jericho, Queensland, 31 January 1898
Home Town: Blackall, Blackall Tambo, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Motor mechanic
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 26 June 1978, aged 80 years
Cemetery: Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery & Crematorium
Plot 6ANZ-321
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 21384, Rockhampton, Queensland
11 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 21384, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 21384, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
4 Feb 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 12th Field Artillery Brigade
11 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Driver, SN 21384, 12th Field Artillery Brigade , "The Last Hundred Days", GSW (right arm and left buttock)
15 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 21384, 12th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

Gunner John Thomas Naylor enlisted at Rockhampton the same day as his elder brother James Joseph Naylor (recordsearch.naa.gov.au). On the 24 October 1915, six weeks after enlisting, Private James J. Naylor of the 3rd Depot Battalion died of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis. READ MORE (nla.gov.au)

'PERSONAL.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Naylor, of Windsor, have received word that their son, Gunner J. T. Naylor, of the 12th Field Artillery Brigade, who enlisted at Blackall in 1915, is returning to Australia by the transport Euripides, which left England on February 26.' from The Daily Mail 28 Mar 1919 (nla.gov.au)

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