2434 George TAYLOR

Date of enlistment 10th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick twice

Summary of Private Taylor’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
6th August 1916 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
14th May 1916 Australia Disembarked Runic
11th April 1916 Egypt Invalided to Australia on Runic – rheumatism and corneal ulcer
3rd February 1916 Egypt Transferred to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital
17th January 1916 Egypt Admitted 1st Australian General Hospital Heliopolis – corneal ulcer
8th November 1915 Egypt Admitted 1st Australian General Hospital Heliopolis – gastro-enteritis
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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