John B. Taylor

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 121495
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Unit/Ship: 259th Siege Battery
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 22.08.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerk
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.Z.38

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Portgordon
  • Address: 22 Dens Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Branch Manager, Liptons Store, West Port, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Wife, 52 Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Children:

    3 Children

More about John B. Taylor

John B. Taylor   121495   Royal Garrison Artillery

DUNDEE GUNNER KILLED IN ACTION.

Official information has been received by his wife, who resides at 52 Hawkhill, Dundee, of the death in action of Gunner J. B. Taylor, Royal Garrison Artillery.

Before joining up deceased was employed as branch manager of Lipton’s store at West Port, Dundee, and had been with that firm for over sixteen years.  He leaves a widow and three children.

Dundee Courier 5th September 1917

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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