James McKendrick Taylor

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: September 1914
  • Place of enlistment: Dunkeld
  • Service no: 4913
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Moneydie, Perthshire
  • Address: Main St, Bankfoot
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mary Ann Taylor, Unionist Club, Main St, Bankfoot

  • Father:

    Thomas Taylor, Unionist Club, Main St, Bankfoot

  • Siblings:
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More about James McKendrick Taylor

James McKendrick Taylor  566  2nd Scottish Horse


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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