John William Taylor (c.1883-1917)
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, JOHN WILLIAM. Private. No 242980. 1/5th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Golcar. Married, with one child. Lived 21 Scar House Fold, Golcar. Employed as a weaver by Messrs George Mallinson and Sons Limited, Linthwaite. Was a member of the Smith Ryding Working Men's Club. Enlisted 14.9.1916. Had been in France about eleven weeks when he was killed in action on 18.3.1917, aged 33 years. Buried RUE-DU-BACQUEROT No 1 MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row A, Grave 2.
- Brother of Private EDGAR TAYLOR who died of wounds, 11.12.1917.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private TAYLOR
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Sunday, March 18, 1917
- record ID: 281913
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #281913)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #5446983)