Wright Taylor (1899-1918)

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, WRIGHT. Private. No 59589. 1/9th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Born Clay Well, Golcar 13.8.1899. Son of Fred and Hannah Ellen Taylor, 151 Fern Bank, Newsome Road, Huddersfield. Educated Stile Common Council School. Was in business with his brother, Mr F. Taylor, shoddy and waste dealer, of Aspley. Single. Enlisted 18.10.1917. Reported missing, presumed killed, near Rheims on 21.7.1918, aged 18 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Newsome; St. John's Church, Golcar.

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