William Gordon TAYLOR

TAYLOR, William Gordon

Service Number: 17153
Enlisted: 5 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Field Ambulance
Born: Clare, South Australia, 7 November 1896
Home Town: Malvern, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Clare Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Motor Driver
Died: Killed in Action, Villers-Bretonneux, France, 8 August 1918, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette
Plot IV, Row J, Grave 4, Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette, Bray-sur-Somme, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Birkenhead WW1 Harbors Board Employees Memorial, Clare Original Clare School WW1 Memorial, Clare Schools Old Scholars who Fell WW1 Memorial, Clare WW1 Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

5 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 17153
23 Jun 1917: Involvement Private, 17153, Army Medical Corps (AIF)
23 Jun 1917: Embarked Private, 17153, Army Medical Corps (AIF), HMAT Borda, Adelaide
8 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, 17153, 15th Field Ambulance

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Biography contributed by Julianne Ryan

Born: 7 November 1896 in Clare, South Australia
(SA Births 1842 - 1906 Book: 594 Page: 124 District: Cla.)

Father William Thomas TAYLOR and Mother Edith Miriam Taylor (nee BOWLEY),
lived at Melrose, South Australia.