Lambert Taylor (c.1883-1917)

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Lambert 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, LAMBERT. Gunner. No 342015. 1st Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. Born Golcar. Son of Mr and Mrs H. Taylor, 24 Cliffe Ash, Golcar. Formerly worked as a pattern weaver by Messrs Charles Lockwood and Sons Limited, Blackrock Mills, Linthwaite. Attended Golcar Providence United Methodist Sunday School. Went to Canada in 1903. Was married there in January, 1917. Husband of Rose Taylor, 340 Pine Street, Jacksonville, Illinois, U.S.A. Enlisted in the Canadian Artillery in October, 1916. Whilst completing his training in England he visited his home in Golcar in May, 1917, and embarked for France a few days later. Died from wounds and gas poisoning, having been struck by a gas shell, on 26.8.1917, aged 34 years. Buried LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row E, Grave 15.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; memorial in Wellhouse Churchyard.

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