This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
James McKendrick Taylor
- Date of enlistment: September 1914
- Place of enlistment: Dunkeld
- Service no: 4913
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Scottish Horse
- Unit/Ship: Machine Gun Squadron
- Place of Death: Egypt
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 04.11.1915
- Burial Country: Egypt
- Cemetery: Alexandra (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: C.23.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Moneydie, Perthshire
- Address: Main St, Bankfoot
Mary Ann Taylor, Unionist Club, Main St, Bankfoot
Thomas Taylor, Unionist Club, Main St, Bankfoot
More about James McKendrick Taylor
James McKendrick Taylor 566 2nd Scottish Horse
BANKFOOT TROOPER DIES AT ALEXANDRIA.
Official information has been received that Trooper James M’Kendrick Taylor, 2nd Scottish Horse, eldest son of Mr Thos. Taylor, Unionist Club, Bankfoot, has died of enteric fever at Alexandria.
Trooper Taylor, who was serving with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, enlisted in September of last year. Previous to enlistment he had been for two years in business in Edinburgh. Deceased was 25 years of age.
Dundee Courier 18th November 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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