John Brown Taylor

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 121495
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Service Occupation:
  • 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: 53 Hawkhill, Dundee
  • Occupation: Branch Manager, Liptons Store, West Port, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Kinley (formerly Taylor) c/o McHugh 815th Ave, Sunnyside, Calgary, Canada

  • Children:

    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


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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