This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
John Brown Taylor
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 121495
- Rank: Gunner
- Service Occupation:
- 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
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Portgordon
- Address: 53 Hawkhill, Dundee
- Occupation: Branch Manager, Liptons Store, West Port, Dundee
Mary Kinley (formerly Taylor) c/o McHugh 815th Ave, Sunnyside, Calgary, Canada
Thomas, born 19.07.1913, John, born 26.12.1914 & Elsie, born 21.05.1916
More about John Brown 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
Guardian of Thomas Jr, listed as Mr J Taylor, Police Station, Buckie
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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