John William Taylor (c.1883-1917)

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John William 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, 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.
ROH:- Longwood War Memorial; St. John's Church, Golcar.
Brother of Private EDGAR TAYLOR who died of wounds, 11.12.1917.

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