Harold Burfield Taylor

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First name: Harold

Middle name: Burfield

Last name: Taylor

Personal information:

Harold Burfield Taylor, a Department of Public Health analyst of Longueville, Sydney, New South Wales, enlisted with the A.I.F. at the age of 25, Sept. 1915 and embarked on board HMAT A14 Euripides, 2 Nov. 1915. He served with the 19th Battalion in Egypt, Jan. 1916 and France and Belgium, Mar. 1916- June 1918 and was promoted to Lieutenant, June 1916 and to Captain in February 1917. He won the Military Cross for bravery at Lagincourt in April 1917 and won a Bar to his Military Cross in October 1917 for capturing Daisy Wood, east of Ypres, Belgium. He returned to Australia on the Orsova, Jan. 1919

Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.

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