Oscar Creswell Taite, born in Fitzroy, Victoria, and a Motor Mechanic by trade, enlisted in the 8th Infantry Battalion on 22 August 1914 at the age of 20. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914. On 25 September 1915, Pvte Taite was admitted to the Bombay Pres. Hospital as 'dangerously ill' which severe influenza.
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