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Percival Taylor


2nd Field Ambulance

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss G. Stewart
  • Plaque: 145

Additional Info

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Percival Taylor was born at Williamstown, Victoria and became a Driver in his late teens. At the age of 24 and single he enlisted in Melbourne on 19 August 1914. After basic training, his ship departed Australian shores from Melbourne, Victoria, on board the HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914. He was admitted to hospital suffering from Influenza 4/4/15 and discharged from hosp 10/4/15. On the 1/7/15 he was admitted to hospital as he suffered a Shrapnel Wound to his left leg, with a compound fracture of the left Tibia and a shrapnel wound to the hip. He spent 48 days under treatment and was transferred to the No. 1 Aust. Aux Hospital, Harefield Park, Denham. He was discharged from Hospital 28/9/15. He returned to Australia 17 November 1915. Tree No. 145

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour