Taylor, Norman S

Norman Stanhope Taylor, L/Cpl S/11922, 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders
Died 23rd April 1917 in France

 

EARLY LIFE

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WW1 SERVICE

 

 

COMMEMORATION

L/Cpl Norman Taylor is buried in grave ref. I. B. 27. of the Guemappe British Cemetery, France. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for L/Cpl Norman Taylor, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

In Macclesfield, L/Cpl Norman Taylor is commemorated on the  Park Green, Town HallSt Michael’s Church and Hurdsfield Holy Trinity Church war memorials.

In Hurdsfield he is also remembered on the family gravestone in Hurdsfield Holy Trinity churchyard, grave ref. E 5 (there are many graves at this church and it is recommended that either the CD or the plans held by the church should be consulted to locate the stone):

IN LOVING MEMORY OF RICHARD TAYLOR WHO DIED OCTOBER 9TH 1895 AGED 33 YEARS
LCPL NORMAN STANHOPE 8TH SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS SON OF THE ABOVE KILLED IN ACTION APRIL 23RD 1917 AGED 23 YEARS

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website

Family History Society of Cheshire: Macclesfield Area Monumental Inscriptions CD
Macclesfield Times: 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)


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