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  • Photograph showing the Commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of George Gascoigne Taylor at Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux, courtesy of the international wargraves photographic project and find a grave website.
Person Details
Nottingham
George Gascoigne Taylor was born in 1890 the son of William Craddock a commercial traveller and Ada Annie Taylor née Hallam and the brother of Ethel, Sydney, William and Margaret Taylor. William Craddock was born in 1866 at Nottingham, Ada Annie Hallam was born in 1864 also in Nottingham, married in 1885 at Nottingham they had 5 children. In 1911 the family lived at 23 St Paul's Avenue Radford Road, Hyson Green William 45 yrs is a commercial traveller, George 21 yrs is a hosiery warehouse man. George married Louisa Elizabeth (Cissie) Diggle (born 25th May 1882) in 1915 at Nottingham, they lived at 71 Woodborough Road, Nottingham. Commencing 24th December 1917 his widow was awarded a pension of 13 shillings and 9 pence a week.
In 1911 he was a hosiery warehouse man.
24 May 1917
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Private
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Private George Gascoigne Taylor, enlisted at Nottingham, he initially served with the service number 55912 in the Sherwood Foresters Regiment. He was serving with the 154th Company Machine Gun Corps, when he was killed in action 24th May 1917. He is buried in Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux.
Nottingham Evening Post Roll of Honour 24/5/1918: “TAYLOR. – To the cherished memory of my dear husband, Pte. George Taylor, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action May 24th, 1917. Though death divides, fond memory clings. – Loving wife Cissie. “TAYLOR. – In loving memory of our dear son, Pte. George Taylor, Machine Gun Corps, killed in action Empire Day, 1917. In the bloom of life death claimed him; they miss him most who loved him best. – Mother, dad, & Syd. “TAYLOR. – In remembrance of our dear brother, Pte. George Gascoigne Taylor, Machine Gun Corps, who gave his life Empire Day, 1917. A beautiful memory left behind. – Maggie and Stanley (prisoner of war in Germany).” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Photograph showing the Commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of George Gascoigne Taylor at Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux, courtesy of the international wargraves photographic project and find a grave website.
    George Gascoigne Taylor - Photograph showing the Commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of George Gascoigne Taylor at Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux, courtesy of the international wargraves photographic project and find a grave website.