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William Henry Taylor

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  • Service number
    1806A AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Driver AWMM
    Australian Imperial Force (AIF), 4th Division, Australian Field Artillery, 10th Brigade AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Taylor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1806A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Miner AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 04 Sep 1914 Australia AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Amelia Taylor (mother), Irish Town, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1806A AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 4 September 1914 AWMM
    Rosebury, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    WW1 26 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 Gunner AWMM
    Australian Imperial Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Driver AWMM
    Australian Imperial Force (AIF), 4th Division, Australian Field Artillery, 10th Brigade AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Amelia Taylor, of Irish Town, Thames, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    30 AWMM
  • Date of death
    21 August 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    XI. F. 6. AWMM
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