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He was the son of Frank Taylor, landlord of the “Royal Oak,” 226 Carlton Road, Nottingham.
23 Apr 1917
302844 - CWGC Website
9th Bn Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Private William Taylor, enlisted in Doncaster , he initially served with the service number 20464 with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, he later transferred to the 9th Battalion Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). He was killed in action on 23rd April 1917 and is buried in Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux.
In memoriam published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 25th April 1918 :- “TAYLOR. – Killed in action, April 23rd, 1917, Private W. Taylor, Royal Scots, Royal Oak, Carlton-road, aged 27. In the bloom of life death claimed him, in the pride of his manhood days; none knew him but to love him, none mentioned his name but with praise. – From his loving father, mam, and sister Polly. “TAYLOR. – In affectionate remembrance of our dear brother, William Taylor, late Royal Oak, Carlton-road, killed in action April 23rd, 1917. Cherished memories. – Sisters Above in memoriam courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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