Frank Taylor (c.1900-1918)

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, FRANK. Private. No 62791. 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 5/93666 Territorial Reserve Battalion. Born 43 Upper Mount Street, Lockwood, Huddersfield. Son of the late James William and Annie Elizabeth Taylor. Lived with his sister, Mrs Mary Wigglesworth, at 43 Upper Mount Street, Lockwood. Educated Mount Pleasant Council School, Lockwood. Employed as a teamer by Messrs R. S. Dyson and Company, wholesale grocers, Albert Yard, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 30.10.1917. Killed in action, 24.8.1918, aged 18 years. Buried REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT. Grave location:- Plot 7, Row B, Grave 20.
ROH:- 'Rising Sun' Public House, Crosland Hill; St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.

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