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James Taylor

In memory of:

Private James Taylor

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

800159

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Adam Arthur and Isabella Taylor, of Greenoch, Scotland; husband of Harriet Jean Taylor, of 295 L, Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 510 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 7.

Location:

Hangard is a village in the Department of the Somme, in the valley of the Luce, between Domart and Demuin. The road to Villers-Bretonneux goes due North from the village, up a steep hillside. After a mile it passes between the two portions of Hangard Wood, and HANGARD WOOD BRITISH CEMETERY will be found at this point, on the side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Badge– Cap Badge 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Taylor was originally a member of the 134th Bn before being sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave marker– Submitted by 15th bn Memorial Project Team.  Dileas Gu Brath.
  • Memorial– 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) memorial located in the village of Warvillers, France.  This memorial commemorates all members of the unit who fought and in particular those who fell during the Battle of Amiens  8-9 August 1918.   Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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