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Private 32986 Benjamin Croshaw Taylor

6th Battalion, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Killed in Action, Battle of Le Transloy (Battle of the Somme), France and Flanders, 7th October 1916, aged 23

  • Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Thomas and Sarah Jane Taylor [nee Croshaw]
  • Husband of Elizabeth A Taylor [nee Smedley]. Married Jul Qtr 1913 at Nuneaton
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments | St Nicolas Church | Vicarage Street School

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  • Born c1893 and Baptised 30 Apr 1893 at Nuneaton
  • Attended Vicarage Street School
  • Lived at 48 Seymour Road, Nuneaton [1901]
  • Lived at 42 Seymour Road, Nuneaton [1911]
  • Lived at 28 Cheverel Street, Chilvers Coton [1913]
  • Employed as a Wood Puller [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton

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