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William Hurst Taylor was born in 1897 he was the son of Sampson Hurst a coal carter and Ann Ellen Taylor of 14 Botany, Mansfield. Sampson Hurst was born in 1854 at Mansfield Ann Ellen Taylor was born in 1862 at Golden Valley Derbyshire. Parents were not married, on the 1911 census the census taker crossed out "wife" and wrote in "this is his housekeeper". Sampson Hurst and Ann Ellen Taylor. All the children are listed as Hurst-Taylor. They lived at 14 Botany Avenue, Mansfield. There are 9 children listed on the 1911 census. Sampson Hurst head of the family is 57 yrs and is a coal carter. William Hurst Taylor is 14 yrs and works in a boot factory
In 1911 he is working in a boot factory.
28 Apr 1917
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25th Bn (Tyneside Irish) Northumberland Fusiliers
Private William Hurst Taylor enlisted at Mansfield, he served with the 25th battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. he was killed in action on 28th April 1917 having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.
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