George Taylor (c.1881-1916)

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.
George Taylor

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, GEORGE. Guardsman. No 22655. 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. Born Marsden. Only son of Mr Joe Taylor of Nab Lane, Mirfield. Had worked in the Colne Valley for many years. At the time of enlisting was employed as a weaver by Mr J E Crowther of Marsden. Single. Enlisted February 1915. Embarked for France in November, 1915. Killed in action at the Battle of the Somme on 10.9.1916, aged 35 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission