Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Sidney Eric Taylor

In memory of:

Sergeant Sidney Eric Taylor

August 15, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

602823

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

January 24, 1897

Son of Mrs. Selina Taylor, St. Marys, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 511 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. N. 25.

Location:

Cerisy is a village 11 kilometres south of Albert, 2 kilometres east of the main road from Albert to Moreuil. The CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY is on the west side of the village on the road to Gailly and Le Hamel and the French National Cemetery is on the south side of this.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave in Cerisy cemetery.
  • Cemetery– This is the cemetery in France where my uncle is buried. I had the privilege of visiting it last year. It was a very moving experience. I was very impressed with how well the cemetery is maintained
  • Photo of Sidney Taylor– The man in the left of the photo is my uncle, Sidney Taylor. The man on the right is his friend Harry Stevens also of the St Marys area.
  • ID medal
  • Medals– Military Medal. On the obverse is the inscription "For Bravery In The Field" The medal on the right has the years 1914 1918 on the obverse.
  • Personal Items
  • Entrance– Entrance to Cerisy Military Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Cross at front of Cerisy Military Cemetery
  • Cerisy Military Cemetery– There are two military cemeteries in the village of Cerisy. This one, where Sidney Taylor is buried is designated by the Roman Numeral II

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