Alfred Castle Taylor (c.1898-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

TAYLOR, ALFRED CASTLE. Private. No 98842. 3rd Battalion Sherwood Foresters. Born 94a Deighton Road, Deighton, Huddersfield. Son of John and Jane Taylor, 96 Deighton Road, Deighton. Educated Deighton Council School and Huddersfield Municipal Secondary School. Assisted his father in the family grocery business. Attended Deighton United Methodist Church and was a member of the choir. Single. Enlisted 31.5.1917. Died at Cannock Chase Isolation Hospital of meningitis on 12.1.1918, aged 19. Buried DEIGHTON UNITED METHODIST CHAPEL YARD, HUDDERSFIELD. Grave location:- West of Chapel.
ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Deighton United Methodist Chapel; Deighton War Memorial.

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