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George Edward Taylor

In memory of:

Private George Edward Taylor

September 15, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

109636

Age:

16

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

October 12, 1899

Son of Arthur Edward and Phoebe Taylor, of 38, Royce Avenue, Toronto. Born at Woking, England.

Commemorated on Page 171 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIII. C. 17.

Location:

Courcelette is a village some 10 kilometres north-east of the town of Albert, just off the D929 road to Bapaume. The Courcelette British Cemetery is approximately 1 kilometre west of the village on the south side of a track, suitable for cars, from the secondary road from Courcelette to Pozieres. The route is signposted in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of GEORGE EDWARD TAYLOR– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Pte. George Edward Taylor's name is listed on this bronze memorial designed as a tribute to the men of the Eaton company who died as a result of service in World War One.   3,327 Eaton's staff enlisted in the war. It was unveiled in Toronto on November 15th, 1923 by Mrs. Timothy Eaton and on November 26th an identical memorial was unveiled in the Winnipeg store. The shield of the female figure bears the coats of arms of the provinces of Canada.  Pte. Taylor was described as an employee of the T. Eaton Co. photographic department in Toronto, Ontario (Toronto Star - January 12th, 1917).

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