Image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1879, Ipswich.

Died: 16th September 1916; age 38; KiA.

Residence: 15, Rapier Street, Ipswich.

Employed: as a Compositor for Messrs. Adlard & Sons.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 1896.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th August 1915 – France.

Served in the Sudan (1898) & the South African Campaign.He returned to England in 1904, and was on the reserve nine years. He volunteered with Kitchener’s Army in September 1914, and went to France in August 1915.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 3/9842

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late Thomas Taylor & Harriet Sarah Taylor; Husband of Edith Rose Taylor, of 15, Rapier Street, Ipswich.




1881   2, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Cecil was 2 years old and living with his parents, siblings & maternal uncle.

Thomas Taylor, 54, a Coal Merchant, born Ipswich.

Harriet Sarah Taylor (nee Lowe), 31, born Spilsby, Lincolnshire.

Robert Stratham Taylor, 5, born Ipswich.

Margaret Le Fortune Taylor, 3, born Ipswich.

Charlotte May Taylor, 1, born Ipswich.

John Benjamin Lowe, 32, born Spilsby, Lincolnshire.


1891   27, St. Peter’s Street, Ipswich.


Cecil was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas, 65, an Insurance Agent – Royal Life.

Harriet, 40.

Robert, 15, a Clerk to a Wholesale Grocer.

Charlotte, 11.

Hugh Edward Taylor, 9, born Ipswich.


Cecil’s mother, Harriet Sarah Taylor, died 1898, Ipswich.

 Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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