David Taylor

Military Information

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  • Service no: M/5369
  • Rank: Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class
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  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 22.09.1891
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 16 Mains Loan, Dundee
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  • Father:

    William Taylor, 13 Pitkerro Rd, Dundee

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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.

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