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Signaller William Taylor

 
 

Harrogate Herald - 2nd January 1918

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Mr and Mrs W Taylor, Old Bar House, Flaxby, near Knaresborough, have received intimation of their youngest son, Signaller William Taylor, West Yorks. The first news came through the Red Cross Society, and was as follows : In reply to your enquiry we have received the following report from Second Lieutenant J C Featherstone, West Yorks, now in the Royal Free Hospital, Gray's Inn Road, London : Taylor was a signaller, and attached himself to me as a runner about 12am on the 9th October at Passchendaele. At six on the evening of the 10th a whiz bang dropped in a hole where I and Taylor were lying, and killed him instantly. - Assuring you of our sympathy in your loss, Yours faithfully, Horace Nelson (for the Earl of Lucan). Signaller Taylor, who was 24 years of age, was formerly a painter and paperhanger with Mr Bryan, of Knaresborough. He was married, and his wife resides at Kirkstall Road, Leeds.

 

Harrogate Herald - 9th January 1918

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Killed in Action - Signaller W Taylor, West Yorks, son of Mr and Mrs W Taylor, Old Bar House, Flaxby, was killed by a shell on October 9th.

 

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