William Livie Taylor

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: March 1916
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 241614
  • Rank: Private
  • 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, 214 Church St, Pretoria, S.A.

  • Father:

    David Taylor, 214 Church St, Pretoria, S.A.

  • Siblings:
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  • Children:

More about William Livie Taylor

 

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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