This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: M/5369
- Rank: Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: H.M. Submarine J-5
- Unit/Ship: Royal Navy
- Place of Death: Armstrong College Hospital, Newcastle
- Age at Death: 26
- Date of Death: 29.11.1918
- Burial Country: Scotland
- Cemetery: Barnhill Cemetery, Broughty Ferry
- Grave/Mem Ref no: E.2.252 & 253
- Date of Birth: 22.09.1891
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 16 Mains Loan, Dundee
William Taylor, 13 Pitkerro Rd, Dundee
More about David Taylor
Engine-Room Artificer David Taylor, RN, who died from pneumonia at Armstrong College Hospital, Newcastle, was a very promising young man of 26 years of age. He was the son of Mr William Taylor, 16 Mains Loan, Dundee, and late of Monifieth. ERA Taylor served his apprenticeship with Charles Parker, Sons & Co, Victoria Foundry, Dundee and had been for six or seven years in the navy, first on torpedo boats and latterly on submarines. He had many exciting experiences.
The Courier & Advertiser, December 4, 2018.
Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson
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