We remember George William Taylor

We remember George William Taylor

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Timeline

Timeline

1876
birth Birmingham United Kingdom Source:9528110 Source:9561030 1876
1896
marriage Amy Constance Ward Source:9528107 25th December 1896
1898
children George William Taylor Source:9562899 1898
1900
location Sabell Road, Smethwick United Kingdom their own address Source:9562927 17th March 1900
1900
location Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick United Kingdom parents address Source:9562927 17th March 1900
1901
events Boer War Previous military service South Africa 17 March 1900 enlisted when in 1st Volunteer Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment; recalled 31/1/1901, posted 16/3/1901, discharged 31/5/1902 Source:9562927 16th March 1901 - 10th May 1902
1906
employment Publican Britannia Inn, Landor Street, Saltley Source:9560841 1906 - 1908
1911
employment Licensed Victualler Park Hotel, High Street, Smethwick United Kingdom Source:9562899 2nd April 1911
1911
location Park Hotel, High Street, Smethwick United Kingdom their own address Source:9562899 2nd April 1911
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Sapper 2048 Australian Engineers 1 FieldCoy Source:9562918 9th August 1915
1915
enlistment Sydney, New South Wales Australia Source:9562918 9th August 1915
1915
dates Age 37 Source:9562918 9th August 1915
1916
service Australian Imperial Force L. Corp. Source:9562918 23rd May 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Corporal Source:9562918 25th October 1916
1917
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:9562905 19th November 1917
1917
service Australian Imperial Force Corporal 2048 Australian Engineers Source:9562905 19th November 1917
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:9562909 17th December 1917
1917
appointments Engineer Training Depot, Brightlingsea Source:9562918 29th December 1917 - 1st August 1918
1918
service Australian Imperial Force Sergeant Source:9562918 9th July 1918
1918
hospitalisation Wounded in action Hospital/Institution Source:9562918 12th August 1918
service Australian Imperial Force Sergeant 2048 Australian Engineers Source:9528092
service British Army Corporal 2048 Australian Engineers Source:4995406
1918
death Died of wounds No. 3 General Hospital in the Trianon Hotel Le Treport France Source:9528092 19th August 1918
burial Mont Huon Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Le Treport Mont Huon Cemetery, France France 998 B. Source:9562918 Source:9528092
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:9572279
marriage Amy Taylor Source:9562899

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George William
Initials GW
Last Name Taylor
Source 9528110
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Brasshouse Lane, Smethwick United Kingdom parents address known 17th March 1900
Park Hotel, High Street, Smethwick United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
Sabell Road, Smethwick United Kingdom their own address known 17th March 1900
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 2048 Australian Engineers Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 2048 Australian Engineers Sergeant
Australian Imperial Force 2048 Australian Engineers Corporal
Australian Imperial Force 2048 Australian Engineers 1 FieldCoy Sapper
Australian Imperial Force L. Corp.
Australian Imperial Force Corporal
Australian Imperial Force Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George William Taylor son 1898
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma Louisa Taylor mother
George Taylor father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Amy Constance Ward wife 25th December 1896
Amy Taylor wife
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Brown Hazel Black
DateHeightSource
1915-08-09 5'8"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Medal Index Cards Transcription Rosemary251
First Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossier Index 1914-1968 Transcription Keith1947
Australian Imperial Force Embarkation Roll 1914-1918 Transcription Keith1947

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Digital copy of WWI service record Sue63058
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