Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 9th May 1915; age 19; Died of Wounds received on the same day.

Residence: 193, Bramford Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Labourer.

Date of Entry Therein – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 1653

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Body exhumed from Edgeware Road Military Cemetery, in February 1920, identified by a Cross on a grave, and reburied:

Grave Reference:


Rue-Des-Berceaux Military Cemetery.


Pas de Calais,





1901   15, Victoria Street, Ipswich.

Herbert was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Herbert Taylor, 29, a Painter, born Ipswich.

Alice Maud Mary Taylor (nee Baker), 26, born Ipswich.

Lilian Alice Baker, 8, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Thirza Taylor, 3, born Ipswich.

Ernest Walter Taylor, 1, born Ipswich.

baby son, under 1 month, born Ipswich.


1911   193, Bramford Road, Ipswich.

Herbert was 14 years old, a Polisher. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Herbert 40, a House Painter.

Alice, 38.

Lilian, 18, a Jam Finisher.

Ernest, 11.

Emma Louisa Taylor, 11, born Ipswich.

Alfred Henry Taylor, 6, born Ipswich.

Percy William Taylor, 4, born Ipswich.

Winifred Mabel Taylor, 2, born Ipswich.

Arthur C. Taylor, 1 month, born Ipswich – died 1913, Ipswich.

On the 9th July 1892, Herbert’s father, Herbert Taylor, of Bramford Road, Ipswich, was before the Mayor (C.H. Cowell, Esq.), in the chair, and R.M. Miller, Esq., at the Ipswich Police Courts. He was charged with assaulting Mrs. Elizabeth Baker, of Woodbridge Road, Ipswich, on the 7th July. Elizabeth stated that Herbert had been engaged to her daughter, Miss Alice Baker. On the day in question he came to her home, and asked to see Alice. Elizabeth told him that she was too ill to see him. Herbert said he would see her, and slapped Elizabeth’s face, and forced his way into the hall. The Magistrates fined him 10s. and costs 11s., or 7 days with hard labour.

Soldiers’ Effects to Herbert Taylor – father.



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