Lincoln - Walter and William Taylor

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Reference WMO/265020


Newport Cemetery

Newport Road




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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Addition to Gravestone
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Gravespace but complete delineation unknown. Known to have deep chamfered kerb sections to top and sides, now displaced. Grey headstone within space is undecorated three tier stepped base supporting plain Latin cross, space originally capped but now broken and stone heavily displaced. Black lead lettering to stone and left kerb, some lettering now missing, possible inscription to other kerbs unknown.
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Headstone:- In/ Loving Memory/ Of/ C.S. Major , William Taylor/ Aged 32 Years./ Died In Mesopotamia Nov. 12th 1918./ Erected By The Officers, N.C.Os/ And Men Of The 1st Oxford & Bucks. L.I./ “My Times Are In Thy Hands.”/ (Line unreadable). Left kerb:- Corpl Walter Taylor Died Of Wounds In France Aug 27th 1918, Aged 30 Years

William Taylor. Company Sergeant Major 27737. 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Died 12th November 1918, aged 32 years. Son of William and Sarah Taylor of 6 Occupation Road, Lincoln, Lincs. Buried Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. II.J.5. Walter Taylor. Corporal 200649. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 27th August 1918, aged 30 years. Son of William and Sarah Taylor of Lincoln, Lincs. Born and enlisted Lincoln, Lincs. Buried Pernes British Cemetery. IV.B.29.

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