Edgar Taylor (c.1886-1917)

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, EDGAR. Private. No 35620. 16th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Formerly No 37051 Durham Light Infantry. Husband of Edith Taylor, 1 Longcroft Station, Golcar. Employed as a teaser by Messrs Pearson Brothers, Victoria Mills, Golcar. Enlisted July 1916. Invalided home from France with trench fever at the beginning of 1917. Returned to France in May, 1917. Dangerously wounded in the side on Saturday 1.12.1917. Died of wounds at No 61 Casualty Clearing Station on Monday, 11.12.1917, aged 31 years. Buried DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 15, Row F, Grave 5.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.
Brother of Private JOHN WILLIAM TAYLOR killed in action, 18.3.1917.

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