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George Albert Taylor

In memory of:

Private George Albert Taylor

June 28, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

436959

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 30, 1885

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. H. 15.

Location:

RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (Transport Farm) is located 2 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, a road connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 1.2 Km along the Komenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– 15th Bn cap badge. Photo  BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.
 
DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap badge of the 51st Bn which he originally joined before being sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement. Photo BGen Young 15th Bn Memorial Project.

DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– 1st Division, 3rd Brigade shoulder patch worn by 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada). Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team..

DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Photo of GEORGE ALBERT TAYLOR– The Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery, located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Photo of Private G.A Taylor– The grave marker at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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