Percy Taylor (c.1898-1917)

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, PERCY. Private. No 204164. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Fourth son of Mrs Atkinson, 3 Hanginroyd, Wellhouse, Golcar. Employed as a fettler by Messrs John Lockwood and Sons Limited, Milnsbridge. Was a member of the Wellhouse Liberal Club and of the Slaithwaite United Harriers. Attended the Wellhouse United Methodist Sunday School. Enlisted September, 1916, and embarked for France on 28.12.1916. Killed in action, 7.8.1917, aged 19 years. Buried COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row E, Grave 28.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Brother of Private FRED TAYLOR died of wounds, 7.6.1917.

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