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Alfred M. Taylor


37th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: C. Todd
  • Plaque: 2528

Additional Info

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Alfred Melville Taylor was born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single and a Labourer when he enlisted with the 37th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement on 21 September 1916 at the age of 21. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916. He was transferred to the 66th Battalion on 28 April 1917 and proceeded overseas to France. On 12 October he suffered a gunshot wound to the left leg and was admitted to Graylingwall Was Hospital in Chichester and from there transferred to the 1st Auxiliary Hospital. The bullet had fractured his left tibia and fibula. He returned to Australia aboard the Kanowna on 16 December 1917, receiving a full medical discharge on 23 may 1918.
Tree No. 2528

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour