Photographs courtesy of Lucy.
Born: 1916, Bildeston, Suffolk.
Died: 22nd January 1944; Age: 28; KiA.
Served as a regular solider 1934-1938 – at Windsor Castle between the Royal families turbulent years. The death of King George V, The Abdication of The Duke of Windsor and The Coronation of King George VI.
Rank: Guardsman; Service Number: 2614300.
Regiment: Grenadier Guards, 6th Battalion – Foot Guards.
original wooden cross
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Emma Taylor; husband of Beatrice Kathleen Taylor, of Ipswich.
Father: James Taylor, born 1874, Bildeston, Suffolk.
Mother: Emma Taylor (nee Ruffell), born 1875, Hitcham, Suffolk.
In 1937, at Ipswich Register Office, Herbert married Beatrice Kathleen Talbott, born 1915, Ipswich. They had 2 sons.