Taylor, Thomas Samuel

BORN HULL 1892. SON OF RICHARD REDMAN TAYLOR (1855-1917) & SARAH ELIZABETH TAYLOR, OF  1 BLENHEIM TERRACE, WORSLEY STREET, HULL. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. SON OF A BRASS FINISHER. HIS FATHER DIED IN 1917. HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A BRICKLAYER, LIVING WITH HIS FAMILY, AT 6 BELGRAVE TERRACE, ROSAMOND STREET (1911 CENSUS). HE ALSO WORKED FOR RECKITTS.

HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 26/01/1916. FORMERLY, 22462, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND SOUTH WALES BORDERERS. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, AT ARRAS, ON 16/05/1917, AGED 25. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 11/06/1917. HE LEFT A FIANCEE ALICE. BROTHERS, WILLIAM, JAMES ARTHUR, ERNEST ANTHONY AND ALBERT EDWARD, AND SISTER, SARAH ELIZABETH TAYLOR.


First name:
THOMAS SAMUEL
Military Number:
45191
Rank:
Private
Date Died
16/05/1917
Place died:
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
25
1 BLENHEIM TERRACE, WORSLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK