Serjeant ARTHUR WALTER TAYLOR (photo added)

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Rank Serjeant
Forenames ARTHUR WALTER
Surname TAYLOR (photo added)
Initials A W
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Thursday, 29 June 1944
Age 24
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From WALTHAMSTOW, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 6969359
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Rifle Brigade
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 8 Battalion (2 Battalion, London Rifle Brigade), Rifle Brigade, (11th Armoured Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration HOTTOT-LES-BAGUES WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XII. F. 14.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF ARTHUR VAUGHAN TAYLOR AND MAUD TAYLOR; HUSBAND OF DORA ELLA GERTRUDE TAYLOR, OF WALTHAMSTOW, ESSEX.

Additional Information

 

 

Serjeant ARTHUR WALTER TAYLOR's wife, Dora Ella Gertrude Tayor, was widowed at the age of 23. She never married again and passed away in the 80s. Steve Rouse, their nephew, was able with the assistance of the Commonwealth War Grave Commission to bury her ashes next to late husband.

 

 

 

 

Steve Rouse paying his respect to his uncle Sejeant ARTHUR WALTER TAYLOR in June 2004.

 

 

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Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Steve Rouse, nephew of Serjeant WALTER ARTHUR TAYLOR.
Additional photographs provided by: Steve Rouse, nephew of Serjeant WALTER ARTHUR TAYLOR and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Steve Rouse, nephew of Serjeant WALTER ARTHUR TAYLOR.

 

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