|Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)||22124|
|Lancashire Fusiliers||3/24157||2nd Battalion|
James, born in about 1879, the son of Reuben and Elizabeth Taylor of Fritchley.
1918 Crich voters
James Taylor, Fritchley; absent on military service.
Army Service Record
He enlisted at Derby on the 13 January 1915 aged 36 years and 5 months, an unmarried mason living at Fritchley. His next of kin was Alfred Taylor of Fritchley, his brother. His height was 5ft 11in and weighed 172lb. He had defective teeth which were appropriate for mastication.
24/07/15 transferred to Lancashire Fusiliers at Hull
27/07/15 Posted BEF France
11/08/17 promoted sergeant & app Pioneer Sergeant
16/12/18 leave to UK
Awarded British War, Victory and 1914-15 Star medals
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory, British and 15 Star Medals
Entered France 30-7-15
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