Horace Taylor1

M, #1329, b. Sep 1876, d. 11 Oct 1916
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FatherFrederick Taylor1 b. between 6 Apr 1848 and 4 Apr 1850
MotherSarah Sheldrake1 b. between 6 Apr 1852 and 4 Apr 1854
     Horace Taylor was born between 3 Apr 1876 and 1 Apr 1878 in Debenham, Suffolk, England.2 His birth was registered in the Sep 1876 quarter in the Bosmere registration district.3 He was the son of Frederick Taylor and Sarah Sheldrake.1 Horace Taylor died on 11 Oct 1916 in Somme, France, at age 40; during WW1.1 He has no known burial place, and is commemorated on a Commonwealth War Memorial on The Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France; Pier and Face 1 C and 2A.1

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
3 Apr 1881Frederick TaylorHorace Taylor was listed as a member of the household of Frederick Taylor in the 1881 census in The Street, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Sarah Sheldrake and Jessie Taylor.4
5 Apr 1891Frederick TaylorHorace Taylor was listed as a member of the household of Frederick Taylor in the 1891 census in Back Lane, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Sarah Sheldrake, Jane Anna Taylor, Charles Henry Taylor and Jessie Taylor.5
2 Apr 1911Frederick TaylorHorace Taylor was listed as a member of the household of Frederick Taylor in the 1911 census in Gracechurch Street, Debenham, Suffolk, England.2

Military History

Occupation

DateOccupation
3 Apr 1881Scholar4
2 Apr 1911Labourer (Roadwork etc) and Odd-jobman2
Last Edited=4 Jan 2017

Citations

  1. [S19] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org) "http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/815067/."
  2. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG14; Piece: 10752; Schedule Number: 140."
  3. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Sep 1876 Bosmere 4a 616."
  4. [S25] Online image of the 1881 Census for England & Wales (1881 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.com) "Class: RG11; Piece: 1860; Folio: 103; Page: 26; GSU roll: 1341450."
  5. [S16] Online image of the 1891 Census for England & Wales (1891 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.com) "Class: RG12; Piece: 1462; Folio: 77; Page: 16; GSU roll: 6096572."
  6. [S474] Soldiers Died In The Great War of Horace Taylor, Suffolk Regiment, WW1 (Ancestry, Soldiers Died In WW1) "unknown cd."
  7. [S19] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org) "http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/815067/TAYLOR,%20HORACE."
  8. [S367] Medal Card of Horace Taylor, Suffolk Regiment, 1914-1920 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "unknown cd."
  9. [S367] Medal Card of Horace Taylor, Suffolk Regiment, 1914-1920 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "Roll K/1/103 B17 Page 3265."
  10. [S120] Monumental inscription in the Church of (Churchyard of St. Mary Magdalene) "unknown cd."