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L/Cpl 14142 George Ernest Taylor
« on: December 28, 2019, 01:14:37 PM »
Pte Taylor (Born Q2 1897) enlisted in 24th Bttn on 10/11/1914 aged 19y 263d (SR). Promoted Cpl the next day he requested to revert to Pte on 1/11/1915.  He arrived in  France on 9/11/1915(MIC).  Appointed L/Cpl  15/4/1917. Transferred to Reserve 22/2/1919, age 25(SR).  Pension for 80% Disab, due to Tubercle to Lung attributable to service. (SR) 46 Crystal Rd, S Shore, Blackpool. George died on 20/10/1920, aged 23(PIC). Son of Samuel & Catherine Taylor. Reg Fylde 8e 731.  Buried St Catherine’s, Barton Upon Irwell 23/10/1920.(BR) Plot 219
Need DC to verify if cause of death was TB. Ordered.
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Re: L/Cpl 14142 George Ernest Taylor
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2019, 07:16:57 PM »
According to „Cotton Town Comrades“ George Taylor was a Signaller, 3Pl, A Coy. He was a Fitter in civilian life and his home address was 83 Manchester St, Oldham.

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Re: L/Cpl 14142 George Ernest Taylor
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2020, 08:24:07 AM »
DC now attached showing TB as cause of death.
IFCP dealing with Application for Commemoration.
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Re: L/Cpl 14142 George Ernest Taylor
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2020, 02:53:18 PM »
We need to see if there is a headstone on George Taylor's grave in St Catherine's Barton and review the condition of an inscription.
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