James Horace TAYLOR

TAYLOR, James Horace

Service Numbers: 382, W31918
Enlisted: 19 November 1914, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Clifton, New South Wales, 20 August 1896
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Point Vernon, Queensland, 7 October 1976, aged 80 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

19 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 382, Liverpool, New South Wales
12 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 382, 17th Infantry Battalion
12 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 382, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Sydney
5 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Depot Battalion
4 May 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, Echelon & Records, ANZAC Section
4 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 382, Echelon & Records, Cessation of Hostilities

World War 2 Service

8 Aug 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2, Private, SN W31918, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Nedlands, Western Australia
6 Jan 1942: Discharged Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2, Private, SN W31918, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), 5th Garrison (Militia) Coy.

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

Private James H. Taylor returned to Australia on 17 March 1919 and married Valmai Isabella Diana Armstrong in Sydney, in 1929. He had a successful career with the Prudential Insurance Company, retiring in 1960. He died at Point Vernon, Queensland in 1976, age 80.