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John TAYLOR

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Surname: TAYLOR

Forename(s): John

Place of Birth: Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire

Service No: 16627

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Labour Corps

Battalion / Unit: 366th Employment Coy

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Age: 44

Date of Death: 1920-03-15

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: R. 'U.' 2493

CWGC Cemetery: SKIPTON (WALTONWRAYS) CEMETERY

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Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

John Taylor was the son of Benjamin and Mary Taylor, née McCann. Benjamin was born at Carnforth, Lancashire. Benjamin married Rose Murray in 1879.

1881 Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire Census: Sandside - John Taylor, aged 4 years, born Bolton-le-Sands, son of Benjamin Taylor (married).

1891 Heaton with Oxcliffe (Township), Lancashire Census: Moss Side Farm - John Taylor, aged 13 years, born Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire. [John was employed by Thomas Roe, Farmer.]

1901 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 16, Cross Street - John Taylor, aged 23 years, born Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire. [John was boarding with William and Mary A. Metcalf and their daughters, Mary and Sarah E. Metcalf.]

1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 19, William Street - John Taylor, aged 31 years, born Bolton-le-Sands, Lancashire, [Also living at the same address was Sarah Metcalfe, aged 30 years, born Embsay, Yorkshire, Housekeeper.]

John was married to Sarah Elizabeth Metcalfe in 1914.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John Taylor, 69073, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment & 16627, Labour Corps.

See also:
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Labour Corps

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Labour Corps

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Surname: TAYLOR

Forename(s): J

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 82957

Rank: Private

Regiment: "N" Coy. Royal Army Medical Corps transf. to 16627, Labour Corps, 366th Employment Coy. Labour Corps

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Age: 44

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Died Date: 15/03/1920

Additional Information: Son of Benjamin and Rose Taylor, of Overton, Lancaster; husband of Sarah Elizabeth Taylor, of 7, Wilson's Yard, High St., Skipton.

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