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About Thomas William Taylor

Date of Birth
6 Feb 1892

Service Number
21598

Birth Place
Staindrop, Durham, England

Date of Death
28 November, 1981 89y

Place of Death
Darlington, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
William Taylor born abt 1868 and Mary A Taylor born abt 1868

Siblings
Agnes E born abt 1887, Alfred E born abt 1889, step siblings Charles T, John T.

Marriage
8 September, 1923 Staindrop, Durham, England Margaret (Marjorie) Annie (Thompson) born 28 July 1895

Children
Audrey born 1931 (2 closed records on 1939 list)

Career

Service
Army

Unit
13th Durham Light Infantry

Rank
Private

Medals
British War Medal, Victory Medal and 15 Star Silver Badge 342029 Severely wounded - lost left arm

Silver Badge
Yes

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911 Coal miner/ hewer. 1939 Shop owner- sweets and fruiterer

Campaigns
Enlisted 4 September, 1914 Discharged 2 March, 1918 France and Belgium

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Staindrop, Durham, England. 1911 Races Buildings, Staindrop, Durham, England

Electoral Roll
1921 - 31 Church View, Staindrop, Durham, England

1939 Register
Front Street, Staindrop, Durham, England - Single

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, D W Taylor (nephew)

Notes
Elderly residents of Staindrop remember ‘Tommy Taylor’ serving them in the sweet shop next to the old school.

- Research by DB