TAYLOR William Alfred
Conflict : WW1
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
“B” Company 1st/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service No 240805
Resident and enlisted Pershore, Worcestershire
Killed in action aged 25 on 9th October 1917
Son of George and Anne Taylor, of New Rd., Pershore, Worcestershire
Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 75 to 77.
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.
Pershore Abbey with the additional information: Worcestershire Regiment
Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men’s Club
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: