Born: 1891, 379, Wherstead Road, Stoke, Ipswich.

Died: 10th March 1915; age 24; KiA.

Date of Entry Therein: 20th October 1914 – France.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 8831

Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 12 & 13.

Le Touret Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Bessie Taylor, of 13, Frairs Bridge Road, Ipswich; husband of (Lillie) M.E. Campbell Gallacher (formerly Taylor), of 26, Polwarth Street, Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland.




1891   379, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.


William was 11 months old and living with his parents & brothers.

William Taylor, 33, a Foundry Labourer, born Wherstead Road, Ipswich.

Bessie Taylor (nee Frost), 27, born Westerfield, Suffolk.

Robert Charles P. Taylor, 9, born Ipswich.

George Alfred William Taylor, 3, born Ipswich.


1901   379, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.


William was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William, 43, a Foundry Labourer.

Bessie, 36.

Robert, 17, a Blacksmith’s Labourer.

George, 13, a Milk Boy.

Cyril Jobson Taylor, 6, born Ipswich.

Lilian Bessie M. Taylor, 2, born Ipswich.


William’s father William Taylor died, 1915, Ipswich.


William married Mary Eileen Campbell, born 1891, Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mary E. Taylor – widow.


William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.




Royal Scots Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion


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