Fred Taylor (c.1893-1917)

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, FRED. Private. No 29/601. 11th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Golcar. Son of the late James Taylor and Leviah Atkinson (formerly Taylor). Married. Lived 7 Hanging Royd, Wellhouse, Golcar. Employed as a fettler on the night shift by the Colne Valley Spinning Company Limited. Was a member of the Wellhouse Liberal Club. Enlisted 16.5.1916. Embarked for France during the summer of 1916 and was invalided home with trench feet. Returned to the front in April, 1917. Died of wounds at No 44 Casualty Clearing Station on 7.6.1917, aged 23 years. Buried BRANDHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 8.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.
Brother of Private PERCY TAYLOR killed in action, 7.8.1917.

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