Arthur TAPLIN

TAPLIN, Arthur

Service Number: 1710
Enlisted: 17 May 1915, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, June 1887
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Toowoomba, Queensland, 21 October 1933, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery, Queensland
Memorials: Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Queensland Railways Toowoomba Employees
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World War 1 Service

17 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1710, Toowoomba, Queensland
17 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1710, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1710, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Brisbane
12 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1710, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
27 May 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1710, 26th Infantry Battalion, Shell wound (arm)
26 Mar 1917: Imprisoned German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, Lagnicourt
15 Dec 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1710, 26th Infantry Battalion

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