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Brymbo Denbigshire
He was the son of William and Margaret Taylor. In 1911 they lived on Franklin Road Jacksdale Nottinghamshire.
He was an architect's assistant.
30 May 1916
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Private
15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private William Taylor, enlisted at Mansfield whilst residing at Selston and served with 15th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, he was killed in action during a German trench raid on 30th May 1916 and is buried in St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue.
In memoriam published 30th May 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “TAYLOR. – In loving memory of Private Walter Taylor, killed in action May 30th, 1916. A noble heart, his resting place a hero's grave. – From his sorrowing fiancée Clara.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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