TAYLOR William Alfred
Regiment : B Company 1st/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 240805
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 25 on 9th October 1917
Buried : Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 75 to 77.
Relatives : Son of George and Anne Taylor, of New Rd., Pershore, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club.
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment.
Resident and enlisted Pershore, Worcestershire.
New Road. 1st/8th Worcesters. Mother works at Post Office. D. 9th October 1917.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
A photograph of Lance Corporal W.A. Taylor of Pershore can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 17th November 1917, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/
William Taylor has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Tyne Cot Memorial.