image from the Suffolk Chronicle And Mercury – 1918.

Born: 1899, Ipswich.

Died: 19th October 1918; age 19; died of Malaria, at Alexandria Hospital.

Residence: 24, High Street, Ipswich.

Employed: Messrs. Pretty’s Factory, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 885542

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, C” Battery. 270th Brigade. Territorial Force.

Formerly 1508, Royal Field Artillery.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

E. 24.

Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery,



Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, of 24, High Street, Ipswich.




1901   9, The Mount, Ipswich.

 George was a year old and living with his parents & brother.

Ambrose Robert James Taylor, 29, a Gardener (domestic); born Ipswich.

Rosanna Florence Taylor (nee Gardiner), 26; born Butley, Suffolk.

Edward Frederick Jacob Taylor, 4, born Ipswich.


1911   24, High Street, Ipswich.

 George was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Ambrose, 40, a Packer in a China Shop.

Rosanna, 36.

Edward, 14,  Assistant in a China Shop.

Wilfred Eric Taylor, 9, born Ipswich.

Lillian May Taylor, 7, born Ipswich.

Charles Spencer Taylor, 4, born Ipswich.

Violet Florence Taylor, 1, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ambrose R. J. Taylor – father.


George is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich, and at St. Mary le Elm Church, Ipswich.



Royal Field Artillery, C” Battery. 270th Brigade.

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