Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
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William Adam Taylor
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 7557
- Rank: Rifleman
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: London Regiment (Queen Victoria Rifles)
- Unit/Ship: 1st/9th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 09.09.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 9C
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Occupation: Postman
Annie Taylor, 24 Nelson St, Dundee
George Taylor, 24 Nelson St, Dundee
More about William Adam Taylor
William has no known grave but on remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.
William Adam Taylor 7557 London Regiment
DUNDEE POSTMAN KILLED IN ACTION.
Rifleman William Adam Taylor, London Regiment, who was reported missing some time ago, is now officially reported to have been killed in action on 9th September.
Rifleman Taylor was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs George Taylor, 24 Nelson Street, Dundee.
He enlisted in March of this year, and had been in the trenches since July. The deceased soldier was employed at Dundee Post Office for about eleven years, and for a considerable time before enlistment was postman in the Downfield district. He was 25 years of age.
Dundee Courier 27th October 1916
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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