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Private 9748 Bowker TAYLOR
1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

Died of Wounds,   Tuesday 16th February 1915,   No.8 Clearing Stationary Hospital, Bailleul, France,   age 19

Home address:30 Bank Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1896, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Elizabeth Ann Taylor and George Taylor
30 Bank Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Bailleul Communal Cemetery, Nord, France,
row H, grave 14.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Aged 28 on Commonwealth War Grave.

Brother to Private 25369 Charles Taylor.
Step Brother to Private 11162 George Williamson.

From the North Cheshire Herald, 6th March 1915, page 8, column 5:

Another Hyde Man Dies for his Country
Mrs Taylor, of 30 Bank Street, Hyde, received news on Wednesday evening of the death of her son, Private Bowker Taylor, of the 1st Cheshires. He died in the hospital at Boulogne, France, Feb. 16 last, from shrapnel wound received in the head, on February 8th. He had been in France since January 14. Mrs Taylor has still two other sons at the front so that she certainly contributed her share “for King and Country.“