Albert [Bert] Taylor

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:08th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Duke of Albany's (Seaforth Highlanders)*
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:France
Cemetery or Memorial:Arras Memorial, Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born 1891

Attended Springfield Road School.

1901 Census - No Trace 

1911 Census - 16 Holly Grove, Roebuck Lane, Sale.   Son - aged: 19 - occ:
Insurance Clerk - born: Sale.    Head of household - James Taylor - Married
- aged: 47 - occ: Window Cleaner - born: Sale.   Also - Emma Taylor - Wife
- aged: 43 - born; Sale.   Plus 3 siblings and 1 boarder.

Enlisted into the Ross-shire Buffs Duke of Albany's in November 1915 and
drafted to the front in February 1916.

Killed on the first day of the Battle of Arras 1917.  Death reported in the
11/05/1917 edition of the Altrincham Guardian.  Listed in the Guardian Year
Book - Roll of Honour for 1918.

Commemorated on the family gravestone in Sale Cemetery.   His father -
James Taylor, died on the 28th May 1928, aged: 65 years and his Mother -
Dorothy Emma Taylor, died on the 28th April 1953, aged: 88 years.

Memorials found on:
St. Paul's (Sale)
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