Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Edward Taylor

In memory of:

Lance Sergeant John Edward Taylor

November 8, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:
67771
Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

September 18, 1896 Mount Uniacke, Hants County, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

November 25, 1914 Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of David and Maria Taylor, of Windsor, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 336 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XIV. C. 21.

Location:

Passchendaele (Passendale) New British Cemetery lies 10.5 Kms north-east of Ieper town centre on the S'Graventafelstraat, a road leading from St Jan to Passendale. Two roads connect Ieper town centre onto the Zonnebeekseweg; the Torhoutstraat leads from the market square onto a small roundabout. At the roundabout the first right turn is Basculestraat. At the end of Basculestraat, there is a crossroads and Zonnebeekseweg is the turning to the left. 7 Kms along the Zonnebeekseweg, in the village of Zonnebeke, lies the left hand turning onto the Langemarkstraat (further on this street name changes to Zonnebekestraat). 2 Kms along this road, and after passing Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto the 'S Graventafelstraat. 4 Kms along the 'S Graventafelstraat, and after passing the New Zealand Memorial, lies the cemetery on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Cemetery Entrance – Entrance … Passchendale New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery – Passchendale New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker – Grave marker … Passchendale New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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