1. Memorial:Aire Communal Cemetery
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.136
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour21D GQS

Awards & Titles:


Family :

Husband of Annie Taylor of 40 Brook St. Warwick.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 14/Royal Warwickshire Regiment 

14th (Service) Battalion (1st Birmingham) Formed at Birmingham in September 1914 by the Lord Mayor and a local committee. 26 June 1915 : attached to 95th Brigade, 32nd Division. Landed at Boulogne 21 November 1915. 28 December 1915 : transferred to 13th Brigade, 5th Division. Moved to Italy with the Division in November 1917 but returned to France April 1918. 5 October 1918 : became Pioneer Bn to same Division.

Action : The Battles of the Lys 

9 April - 29 April 1918. As the first phase of the great German campaign of 1918 lost momentum and failed in its objective to split the British and French armies, subsidiary attacks were shift the balance of the attack and to seek opportunities to exploit other sectors. On the Lys the Germans initially enjoyed spectacular success against a Portuguese Division but the gap was soon plugged and the advance halted.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Aldershot Camp No. 1331 E.C.Hampshire & IOW

8th July 1908
9th September 1908
14th October 1908

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