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Number Private 519

Battalion 21th Battalion

Place of Birth Melbourne

Next of Kin His mother, Mrs. Daisy Cashin of
Tarwin Lower, widow

Date and place of enlistment Boolarra 13/1/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 21 years and 2 months,
5'7", 144 pounds, and light brown eyes

Religion Church of England

Occupation farm hand

Date and place of death

He was missing in action on 3/5/1917 at Bullecourt and was declared to have been killed at a Court of Enquiry held on 20/7/1917.

Location of memorial

He has no known grave and is remembered on the Memorial at Villers Bretonneux

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was from Tarwin Lower

Military History

He is on the Meeniyan Honour Roll
13/1/15 He enlisted in Boolarra
10/5/15 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Ulysses
29/8/15 He was at Gallipoli
1/1/16 He had mumps and was admitted to the General Hospital Mudros
He was ill in Heliopolis and Giza Egypt
31/5/16 He embarked Alexandria
5/6/16 He disembarked Marseilles
20/11/16 He went to France having been in England
27/1/17 He joined units
In March he suffered from exhaustion
31/3/17 He rejoined his battalion
3/5/17 He was missing in action
20/7/17 He is declared to have been killed in action on 3/5/17 by a Court of Inquiry
7/8/21 Mrs. Cashin wrote asking for the location of his grave.
Daisy asks for a pension as a widow and a mother of a dead soldier
He is remembered on Villers Bretonneux Memorial


TAYLOR, Henry Charles

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