Basil Taylor

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Basil Taylor

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Grimsby Smiths Bank branch

Died: 1 July 1916

 

Basil William Taylor was born on 25 November 1892. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank.

During the First World War Taylor left his job at the bank's Grimsby Smiths Bank branch to join the army, becoming a Private in the Lincolnshire Regiment. He was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916. He was 23 years old.

 

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