Albert Edward Taylor

Name

Albert Edward Taylor

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

20/07/1918
20

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
204475
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

TANNAY BRITISH CEMETERY, THIENNES
Plot 5. Row A. Grave 2.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

St Johns Church Memorial, High Cross, Standon War Memorial, St Mary’s Church Memorial, Standon, Puckeridge Memorial Plaque, Standon Village Hall, Standon, Thundridge War Memorial, Not on the Colliers End memorials, We are not aware of any Barwick memorial

Pre War

Born in Colliers End, Ware, Herts. on 20th September 1897, son of Edmund and Eliza Jane Taylor (nee Field). In 1901 they were Living in Little Munden, with father working as an agricultural worker. By 1911 his father had died. Two of Albert's brothers are described as horse keepers and they are living in Barwick. Albert enlisted in Hertford.

Wartime Service

He joined the Hertfordshire Regt, but later transferred to the 1st Bn. Bedfordshires and it was with them he was serving when he was killed, probably in the raid on the enemy lines at Platebecque described in 1st Beds War Diary.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Pat Bird, Di Vanderson, Jonty Wild