Date of birth: 1892
Parents: Thomas and Kate Taylor
Wife: Catherine Taylor (nee Warwick)
Address: 50 Woodhouse Street
Occupation: Gardener in a nursery
George was born in Warwick in 1892, to Thomas and Kate Taylor.
At the time of the 1901 census, he had an elder sister, Rynah (12), and brother John (11) and two younger brothers Thomas (6) and William Henry (8 months) and sister Gladys (4). The family were living at 70 Saltisford, Warwick and Thomas Snr was employed as a journeyman baker.
By the 1911 census the family had moved to 5 Victoria Terrace, Saltisford and there was a fifth son, Frank, aged 6. Thomas Snr was employed as a baker in a baker and confectioners, Rynah was an assistant in a florists shop, John was a clerk in a cycle dealers, George was employed as a gardener in a nursery and Thomas was an assistant in a stationers shop.
George Taylor on his wedding day – to his bride Catherine Warwick:
Warwick Advertiser – 1919:
Driver GEORGE TAYLOR R.FA died 15th January 1919 from broncho-pneumonia in Cologne aged 27 years. 50 Woodhouse Street, Warwick. Mourned by Wife and child
Rank & Number: Driver, 840370
Regiment/Service: 9th Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery
Date of death: Wednesday, January 15, 1919
Cause of death/Battle: Died of pneumonia in Cologne Hospital
Commemorated/Buried: Cologne Southern Cemetery, Nordhein, Westfall, Germany
Awards: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: St Pauls Church
- Unlocking Warwick Research Group
- Photographs by kind permission of Ann D Hyslop – grand daughter
- Warwick Advertiser excerpt courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office