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28056   Private Hugh Taylor
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Dated added: 01/09/2016   Last updated: 20/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 17/04/1896
Died: 06/12/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Hugh Taylor was the son of Matthew and Bella Taylor. Hugh was born in Termoneeny, near Tobermore on 17th April 1896. He was one of eleven children, seven surviving. They were a farming family in Ballinahone. Hugh Taylor enlisted in Londonderry. Private served with the 12th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers for a time. Private Hugh Taylor was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in Flanders on Thursday 6th December 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Cambrai Memorial
  Louverval, Nord, 
Grave Ref: Panel 5-6
CWGC Casualty 1757249
The Cambrai Memorial stands on a terrace in Louverval Military Cemetery, which is situated on the north side of the N30, south of Louverval village. Louverval is 13 kilometres north-east of Bapaume and 16 kilometres south-west of Cambrai.
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Taylor family 1901 census lists Hugh as age 4 living with the family at house 17 in Ballinahone More, Tobermore, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Taylor family 1911 census lists Hugh as age 14 living with the family at house 32 in Ballynahone More, Tobermore, Londonderry
3 Aghadowey 1914-1918 Brief details of Private Hugh Taylor
4 National Archives UK Medal card of Private Hugh Taylor can be purchased here
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