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Full Name
John Samuel Taylor
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
John Samuel
Surname
Taylor
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/933
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
John Henry Taylor, care of Mrs Sheritt, Preston Road, Greymouth, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Greymouth, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti or Athenic
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
714
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Regiment
Place of Death
Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Death
2 July 1926
Age at Death
40
Year of Death
1926
Cemetery Name
Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Soldiers, Plot 16 V
Postwar Occupation
Dyer
Description of Image
Image of gravestone at Karori Cemetery provided by Paul Baker December 2012
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum