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  • Photograph was published on 11th March 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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Nottingham
He was the son of William and Polly Taylor and the brother of William and Claude Taylor. In 1911 they lived at 161 Wilford Road Meadows Nottingham. He was the husband of Annie (née Herman) Taylor and the father of Norman A Taylor. Annie married Lot Pinkett at Nottingham O/N/D/1917.
In 1911 he was a moulder.
13 Feb 1916
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Private
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Norman Albert Taylor enlisted in Nottingham and served with the 1st battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment . He landed in France on 28th January 1915. He died of his wounds on 13th February 1916 and is buried in Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension
Obituaries published in the Nottingham Evening Post read :- “TAYLOR. – In affectionate remembrance of my dear husband, Norman, died from wounds at Capelle, Armentiere, February 13th, 1916. Christ will link the broken chain closer when we meet again. - Ever remembered by his loving wife and baby, Norman. “TAYLOR. – In fondest remembrance of our dear brother, Norman, died from wounds at Capelle, Armentieres, February 13th, 1916. His memory is as dear to-day as in the hour he passed away. - Sister, brother, Ada, and Will (in France). “TAYLOR. – In ever-loving memory of my dear son, also of our dear brother, Private Norman Taylor, Sherwood Foresters, died of wounds in France, February 13th, 1916. His toil is passed, his work is done, and he is fully blest; he fought the fight, the victory won, and entered into rest; but the hardest part is yet to come, when the heroes all return, and we miss among the cheering crowds the face of our dear one. - From loving mother, brothers, and sisters, and brother Claude (in France).” Above obituaries courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 He was born J/F/M/1896 so may have been 20 when killed.
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  • Photograph was published on 11th March 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Norman Albert Taylor - Photograph was published on 11th March 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918