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Thursday, 23 October 2014

North Ryde's Taylor brothers, Ernest & Charles feature in our 4th weekly story.

The Northern District Times continues to publish our stories in a series which commenced earlier this month. They are a brief outline of some of our 'Ryde Goes to War project' research on World War One service from the Ryde District.

Week 4 : 22 Oct 2014 - The Northern District Times, page 38  is the story of brothers, Ernest John Taylor, Service No. 126, and Charles Samuel Taylor, Service No. 125, of North Ryde.

Two sons of John and Mary Taylor of Badajoz Rd, North Ryde, they served together with the 9th Machine Gun Company.
Ernest John Taylor enlisted with his brother Charles Samuel Taylor in March, 1916. It was during the battle at Houplines Sector, Armentieres, Ernest was hit by a shell and killed in February 1917.

Brickmaker enlists and pays the ultimate price during raid
[if you click on the title -- it should take you to the on-line edition of the newspaper]

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