Joseph is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1883, Tottenham, Middlesex.

Died: 11th July 1916; age: 32; died of shell wounds.

Enlistment Date: 21st November 1915.

Date of Entry Therein: 28th January 1916 – African Theatre.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 1476.

Regiment: Rhodesia Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas D. & Rose M. Taylor, of High Street, Ipswich.




1891   36, Wellington Street, Ipswich.


Joseph was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas Didymus Taylor, 49, a Thatcher & Sheep Shearer, born Debenham, Suffolk.

Rose Mary Taylor (nee Douglas) 48, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Janet Jane Taylor, 21, a Tailoress, born Henley, Suffolk.

Walter Douglas Taylor, 19, a Sheep Shearer & Dealer, born Henley.

Frederick Didymus Taylor, 17, a Jobbing Gardener, born Ipswich.

Thomas Didymus Taylor, 14, a Greengrocer, born Ipswich.

Eleanor Annie Taylor, 10, born Tottenham, Middlesex.

Maud E. Taylor, 5, born Ipswich.

William Collins Taylor, 4, born Ipswich.

Jessie Edith Taylor, 3, born Ipswich.


1901   244, Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, Hampshire.


Joseph was 18 years old, a Fruit Hawker. He was 1 of 2 lodger for 63 year old, Edward Macklin, a Fruit Hawker – own account.

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