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Percy Walter Taylor

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Portrait, medal, badges and other items from his war service - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, medal, badges and other items from his war service - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Saddler Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Forenames
    Percy Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Taylor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 5179 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 21 July 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1878 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1878 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Place of birth
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Birth notes
    Son of Issac & Ellen Taylor Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 June 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 12 January 1902 AWMM C/o Mrs Ellen Taylor, North Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ellen Taylor (mother) North Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 5179 AWMM
  • Military service
    Gisborne Rifles AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 12 January 1902 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Butcher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    South Africa Trooper AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      12 stone AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Isaac Chadwick Taylor and Ellen Taylor (nee Ball), of Gisborne.

    Husband of Edna

    Four brothers and a brother in law served in 2 Wars. During the Anglo-Boer War: the elder George Frederick William Taylor (2709, 5434) embarked twice; his brother Sadler W. Percy Taylor (5179) and their brother in law F. Parker (2508) also served in South Africa. The younger brothers Isaac Chadwick Taylor (10/2332) and Charles Taylor (25/145) joined up for WW1 and they both died.

    Known as Percy. SA 1902 TR CC

    Father was named Isaac Taylor. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 12 January 1935 AWMM
      Age 58 AWMM
      GisborneGisborne AWMM
    • 12 January 1935 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 57 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM Block SA Plot 7 AWMM
    • Taruheru Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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09 June 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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