William Livie Taylor

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: March 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 241614
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 27.10.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: LXXI.F.11.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 2 Sibbald Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Betsy Taylor, c/o Watson, 73, 7th St, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

  • Father:

    David Taylor, c/o Watson, 73, 7th St, Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada

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More about William Livie Taylor

William was the brother of L/Cpl Robert Taylor, 201255, 4/5th Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action 28.07.1918.

William Taylor   241614   Seaforth Highlanders

Fatally Wounded at Valenciennes.

Mrs D. Taylor, 2 Sibbald Street, Dundee, has been informed that her son, Pte. William Taylor, Seaforth Highlanders, died of gunshot wounds in the head on 27th October last.  A chaplain states that Pte. Taylor was wounded during an attack south of Valenciennes.  Pte. Taylor was buried in the British Military Cemetery at Etaples.  He joined the army in March, 1916, went to France in March 1917, and was wounded in October of that year.  He was 24 years of age.

Dundee Courier 25th November 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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