Hubert Harry Taylor (1897-1916)

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.

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, HUBERT HARRY. Private. No 17917. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 112 Rashcliffe Hill, Lockwood 8.1.1897. Son of Fred and Matilda Taylor, 112 Rashcliffe Hill, Lockwood. Educated Rashcliffe Church of England School. Employed as a woollen piecer by Messrs James Shires and Sons of Milnsbridge. Single. Enlisted 22.1.1916. Embarked for France on 18.5.1916. Killed in action at Delville Wood during the Battle of the Somme on 2.8.1916, aged 19 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.

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