Leonard Taylor (1892-1918)
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, LEONARD. 2nd Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion Manchester Regiment. Formerly 5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar 1.9.1892. Son of Fred and Elizabeth Taylor, 20 Sunny Mead, Deighton. Educated St. Andrew's Church of England School, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Employed as a mill tuner by Messrs Learoyd Brothers and Company Limited, Trafalgar Mills, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 8.8.1914. He was commissioned in April, 1918. Killed in action, 27.8.1918, aged 25 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Deighton United Methodist Chapel; St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield; Learoyd Brothers; Deighton War Memorial.