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James Taylor

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Portrait of Private James Taylor. Imperial War Museum Bond of Sacrifice Collection, Image HU 118911. Image subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Taylor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 14166 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 February 1889 AWMM FirthOrkney Islands AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Magdalane Taylor (mother), South Public School, Eday, Orkney Islands, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14166 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 8 March 1916 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Only son of Magdaleen Taylor of The Schoolhouse, Shapansey, Orkney, Scotland and the late James Taylor. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 May 1917 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    MessinesBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maple Leaf Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM K 16 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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