Andrew Taylor

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 6868
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: England
  • Age at Death: 35
  • Date of Death: 19.11.1916
  • Burial Country: Scotland
  • Cemetery: Dundee Western Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: 6.4.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 6 Fords Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation: Tenter, Belmont Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Helen Hunter Taylor, 149 Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Taylor, 149 Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Robert Hunter Taylor

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Andrew Taylor

Andrew was the brother of Pte Robert Hunter Taylor, 18658, 2nd Battalion Kings Own Scottish Borderers, who was killed in action 03.09.1916.

Andrew Taylor,   6868,   Black Watch


Two sons of Mrs Taylor, 6 Ford’s Lane, Dundee, have died in their country’s cause.  Mrs Taylor has just received intimation to the effect that Private Andrew Taylor, Black Watch, has died in an English hospital of wounds received in action.  The deceased soldier saw considerable service in the South African campaign, and held the Queen’s and King’s Service Medals.  He was in the National Reserve, and was called up at the outbreak of war.  Private Taylor was, prior to rejoining his regiment, employed as a tenter in Belmont Works, Dundee.  The remains are being conveyed to Dundee, and will be buried with military honours to-morrow.

Private Robert Taylor, of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers, a brother, was killed in action on 3rd September.

Dundee Courier 22nd October 1916


Additional information  supplied by Gary Thomson, image very kindly supplied by Craig McGeoghie. Additional information kindly by Michael Caldwell.

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