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Stanley James Taylor

In memory of:

Private Stanley James Taylor

April 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

166899

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

2nd Canadian Pioneer Battalion.

Additional Information


Born:

September 25, 1893

Son of Austin and Emma Taylor, of Salisbury St., Mere, Wilts., England.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. J. I.

Location:

RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Slijpstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 m after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 4 km along the Kemmelseweg on the right hand side lies Elzenwalle Military Cemetery, which marks the junction with Slijpstraat. RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1 Km along the Slijpstraat, after a small staggered crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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