Robert Hunter Taylor

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 18658
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 03.09.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 4A & 4D

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 6 Fords Lane, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Helen Hunter Taylor, 149 Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Taylor, 149 Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Andrew Taylor & Patrick G. Taylor

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Hunter Taylor

Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. He was the brother of Pte Andrew Taylor, 6868, 1/7th Battalion Black Watch, who died of wounds 19.11.1916.

Robert Hunter Taylor   18658   Kings Own Scottish Borderers

TAYLOR—Killed in action, on the 3d day of September, 18658 Private Robert Hunter Taylor, K.O.S.B., B.E.F., dearly beloved son of Mr and Mrs Taylor, No. 6 Ford’s Lane, Hawkhill.

Dundee Peoples Journal 23rd September 1916

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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