Arthur William Taylor (c.1888-1918)

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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, ARTHUR WILLIAM. Private. No 57474. 2/6th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of James and Helen Taylor, Hill Top, Slaithwaite: husband of Alice Taylor, 6 Vine Terrace, Crimble, Slaithwaite. Employed by the Colne Valley Tweed Company, of Slaithwaite. Attended Crimble Congregational Church. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war. Was taken prisoner in the early months of 1917. Died of dysentery whilst a Prisoner of War on 20.3.1918. Buried TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row G, Grave 5.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

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