The Roll of Honour

Full Name: Jack Taylor
Nationality: British
Rank: Private
Service: East Kent Regiment (“The Buffs”)
Regiment: 8th Battalion
Age at Death: 22
Date of Death: 18 August 1916
Service Number: G/9192
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial, France
Reference: Pier and Face 5 D.

CWGC Certificate:,%20JACK


Born in Dover, the fifth of six children born to Frederick and Anna Maria Taylor (nee Hopper), Jack was a tram driver before he enlisted in Dover as a Private on 08 Dec 1915, into the East Kent Regiment (The Buffs). He served 255 days total enlistment and was killed in action 92 days after being posted to the Front.  They never found his body, he was only 21 when he died.

Jack was awarded the British War medal and the Victory Medal.


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