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World War One - Roll of Honour


William Henry Taylor


Hastingleigh c.1874

Service No.

10066 2nd DAC RFA
469773 Labour Corps


Royal Horse Artillery
Royal Regiment Artillery
2nd Defence Artillery Column, Royal Field Artillery
Labour Corps

Military Notes:

Re-enlisted 31 Aug 1914 at Oxford, having already served 11 years in the Royal Horse Artillery.

Served in France 14 Sep 1914 through to 11 Aug 1917.

Awarded 1914 star medal, Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

Family Notes:

Son of John Taylor and Ann Charlotte nee Ratcliffe. Brother of Charlotte, Albert, Edward William,  John, James, Richard, John George, Ernest David and Ralph Taylor. Siblings baptised at Hastingleigh.

Father of Bertha Ellen Taylor b.9 Nov 1907, and Richard Arthur Taylor b. 22 August 1918

1881 census address: The Old Poor House Hastingleigh
1891 address: J Battery Royal Horse Artillery, St. Johns Wood Barracks, Marylebone London.
1901 address: unable to locate
1911 address: Percy Cottages, Datchet, Windsor

Civilian Occupation:

Career soldier and later on a general labourer.


2nd November 1904 to Violet Ellen Hutton


29 May 1944

Is NOT listed on the WW1 Honour Roll in Hastingleigh Church


 Medal Card for William Henry Taylor