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George Taylor

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 713 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 713 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Taylor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George Taylor AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/301 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 December 1892 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tarata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Taylor (father), Post-office, Fitzroy, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/301 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      175 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Taylor was the son of John and Margaret Taylor, of Fitzroy; husband of Louisa M. Taylor, of Richmond St., Fitzroy, New Plymouth, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 10 October 1915; disembarked Egypt, 18 November 1915.
    Joined Western Frontier Force, 21 November 1915.
    Temporarily attached to NZ&AAC Headquarters, Ismailia, 2 February 1916; rejoined Bn, 15 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria for France, 6 April 1916.
    Appointed Cook, Armentieres, 20 May 1916.
    Wounded in action, 4 July 1916 (b. wound, right thigh), and relinquished appointment as Cook; admitted to 14th Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 5 July 1916; transferred to England, 6 July 1916, and admitted to Welsh Metropolitan War Hospital, Whitchurch, 8 July 1916; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 7 November 1916; discharged to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 8 November 1916.
    Attached to strength of 5th Reserve Bn, Sling Camp, 27 January 1917.
    Transferred to 3rd Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, Codford, 2 May 1917, and posted to 4th Company.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 28 May 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 8 October 1917.
    Killed in action, 16 October 1917.

    Parents: John and Margaret Taylor, Fitzroy; Wife: Louisa M. Taylor, Richmond Street, Fitzroy, New Plymouth AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 713 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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