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  • Commonwealth wargrave headstone marking the grave of Edwin James Taylor in Hooge crater Cemetery, Belgium. 
Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Sept 2015)
Person Details
Nottingham
Edwin James Taylor was the son of Arthur Taylor and Eliza Ann Meakin who married at Nottingham in 1880. Their children included: William Arthur (b.1880), Edwin James (b.1882), John Henry (b.1883), Benjamin (b.1886/d.1891), Lizzie (b.1888), Percy (b.1890), Arthur (b.1892) and Susie (b.1896). The Taylor family lived at: 12 Ronald Street, Radford [C.1881]; 61 Palin Street, Radford [C.1891]; 294 Alfreton Road, Hyson Green [C.1901]; 46 Maples Street, Hyson Green [C.1911]. Arthur Taylor who worked as a lacemaker, died at Nottingham, aged 43, in 1901. His widow, Eliza Ann, probably died at Nottingham, aged 70, in 1931. In 1904 Edwin James Taylor married Maggie Mary Cass at Nottingham. In 1911 the couple were living at 3 Beckenham Road, Radford. Their children included: Arthur Edward (b.1905), John Henry (b.1907), Edwin James (b.1909), Maggie M. (b.1914) and Susan (b.1916). The post-war address for Maggie Mary Taylor given in the CWGC records was 34 Osborne St., Radford. His widow never remarried. At the time of her death in September 1966 Maggie Mary Taylor was living at 30 Woodhall Road, Wollaton, Nottingham. She was 81.
Warp lace maker (C. 1911)
20 Sep 1917
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459443 - CWGC Website
268803
Private
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
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  • Commonwealth wargrave headstone marking the grave of Edwin James Taylor in Hooge crater Cemetery, Belgium. 
Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Sept 2015)
    Edwin James Taylor - Commonwealth wargrave headstone marking the grave of Edwin James Taylor in Hooge crater Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Sept 2015)
  • photo shows Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. 
Courtesy of CWGC
    Hooge Crater Cemetery - photo shows Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of CWGC