Edward Taylor (1892-1916)

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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, EDWARD. Sergeant. No 2546. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holme Place, Marsh, 18.2.1892. Second son of the late Mr George Washington Taylor and Mrs Taylor, 25 Water Street, Huddersfield. Educated Spring Grove Church of England School and Longwood Grammar School. Employed as a woollen engineer by Messrs Glendinning Brothers, Tanfield Mills, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Had served six years in the local Territorials. Single. Enlisted 6.8.1914. Wounded on the Somme battlefield on 3.7.1916. Admitted to No 35 Casualty Clearing Station, where his left leg was amputated just below the knee. Died of wounds, 8.7.1916, aged 24 years. Buried DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No 1. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row C, Grave 15.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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