1. Grave:Calais Southern CemeteryD.4.17
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.136
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour23B GQS

Awards & Titles:


Family :

Son of Frank and Elizabeth Fisher Taylor of Barrow-in-Furness. Solicitor

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 1/The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 

1st Battalion August 1914 : in Fermoy. Part of 16th Brigade, 6th Division

Action : The Arras Offensive and associated actions 

9 April - 16 June 1917. The Arras Offensive consisted of a series of linked attacks starting with the Anglo Canadian assault on the dominant Vimy Ridge feature through the battles in the Scarpe River valley and up to the assaults on the Hindenburg line in the summer of 1917.

Detail :

Westmorland Gazette 12th May 1917: TAYLOR. - On the 7th inst., in Hospital in France, of wounds received in action, Harry Alfred Taylor, The Buffs Regiment, beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, of Grange-over-Sands, aged 48 years. Also, in loving memory of Francis G. Taylor, King's Royal Rifles, only son of the above Harry Alfred Taylor, killed in action 10th January, 1915, aged 18 years.

"TAYLOR, Pte. Harry, the Buffs, who has died from wounds, was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, of Newlands, Grange. Born in 1869, he was educated at Sedbergh School. Previous to joining the colours in February of last year, he worked most energetically in connection with the national recruiting campaign for Kitchener's Army. Being unable at the time to obtain a commission, he joined the ranks as a private. He went across to France last November with the Buffs, and was severely wounded in action. He died in hospital in France on the 7th inst. His son, Francis George, was killed in action in January, 1915, at the early age of 18."

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Campbell No. 1415 E.C.Middlesex

13th June 1908
11th July 1908
10th October 1908

Past Master

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