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Born: 1892, Polstead, Suffolk.
Died: 5th August 1919; age: 27; died of Nephritis. Served 2 years & 2 days.
Residence: 345, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.
Employed: as a House Decorator.
Enlisted: 3rd November 1915; age: 23.
Posted to ‘B’ Coy – 13th November 1915.
Appointed unpaid Lance Corporal – 5th March 1917.
Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Reservist – Private – 27th July 1917.
Discharged: 31st October 1918 – Nephritis, caused by Active Service.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 235753
Regiment: York & Lancaster Regiment.
Formerly 265423, Lance Corporal, of the 6th Battalion, Cyclists, Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
1901 Victoria Cottages, Orwell Road, Ipswich.
William was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
William Robert Taylor, 50, a Plumber & Glazier – Pretman’s Orwell Park Estate, born Grundisburgh, Suffolk.
Anna Alma Taylor (nee Cushing), 45, born Attleborough, Norfolk.
Annie Taylor, 14, born Hintlesham, Suffolk.
Edith M. Taylor, 12, born Hintlesham.
Violet Taylor, 10, born Hintlesham.
Mabel May Taylor, 3, born Ipswich.
1911 345, Cauldwell Road, Ipswich.
William was 19 years old, a Painter & Decorator. He was living with his parents & sister.
William, 60, a House Decorator.
On the 5th February 1916, Ipswich, William married Grace Ethel Stanmore, born 1893, Ipswich.
William and Grace