George was born on the 14th March 1891, in Hoddesdon, Herts. The son of Edward and Eliza Jane Taylor. Born at Barwick, High Cross, Ware. He was baptised on the 12th April 1891 in the Parish of Hoddesdon, Herts. He was one of eight children. George married Kate Emily (formerly Taylor of The Street, Braughing) in 1914. They had one son William George Taylor. The 1891 Census records George as a few months old living with his parents and brother Edmond in Burford Street, Hoddesdon, Herts. Then in 1901 as living with his parents, 3 brothers and 3 sisters, at The Cottage, Dane End, Little Munden, Herts and in 1911 as single and living with his widowed mother, 4 brothers and sister Annie in Barwick, High Cross, Herts. His occupation is given as a horse keeper.