Frederick Taylor

Frederick Taylor was born 1893 at Coundon, Durham.

Parents: James Taylor.

In the 1911 census he is described as the stepson of Elizabeth Taylor, widow, born Farnley, Leeds, Yorkshire.

Frederick married Agnes Eliza Fothergill April 25, 1914 at Sedgefield. They had a daughter. Doris May, October 9, 1914, and Gladys Violet August 2, 1917.

Frederick Taylor attested January 5, 1915 at Ferryhill.He was 22 years 1 month old and worked as a miner. He lived at 15, Victoria Terrace, Chilton, Co. Durham. Frederick was 5' 3" tall and weighed 128 lbs.

Army number: 71903, then 192906. Rank: Private. Unit: Royal Field Artillery, then Royal Engineers.

Frederick was posted to France September 25, 1915 and served until July 18, 1919.

Frederick was posted to 13 Battery, 113 Brigade. August 7, 1916 he was transferred to the Royal Engineers.

Frederick received his medals July 12, 1921.

Frederick was the grandfather of Michael Taylor of Newton Aycliffe.