Private Harry Taylor

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

23 Apr 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Hat trade worker


Mr F. S. Biggs, Guildford Street

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

5 Pondwicks Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 24th May 1917
Pte Harry Taylor


Pte Harry Taylor, 31918, 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action at the Battle of Arras in France on April 23rd, 1917.

Parents Henry and Minnie Taylor, of 5 Pondwicks Road, Luton, were informed by platoon Sgt S. C. Laurence that their son had been posted as missing on April 23rd. The last time he had seem Pte Taylor was when they had dug in the trenches ahead of the order to advance.

Pte Garner, who was in Harry's section reported that Pte Taylor had been wounded, but beyond that there was no further information.

Harry Taylor joined the Beds Regiment in October 1916 at the age of 19, and went to France the following December. He had previously been an employee of hat manufacturer Mr F. S. Biggs, of Guildford Street, Luton.

Individual Location

Pte Harry Taylor

Author: Deejaya

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