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Full Name: Reginald Taylor
Rank Last Held: Lance Corporal
Forename(s): Reginald
Surname: Taylor
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/2738
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Thomas Taylor (father), Awatuna, via Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Waitara, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: 6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 14 August 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Willochra or Tofua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 714
Last Unit Served: Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: Belgium
Date of Death: 20 June 1917
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Underhill Farm Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium
Grave Reference: B. 6.
Biographical Notes: All Black in 1913
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • website All Blacks A to Z
  • Chester, R., McMillan, N. & Palenski, R. (2005). The encyclopedia of New Zealand rugby. Auckland, N.Z. : Hodder Moa. (4th ed.)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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