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2nd Lieutenant Wilfred Edward Tayton

6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment
Killed in Action, Battle of Passchendaele, France and Flanders, 10th August 1917, aged 36

  • Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panels 43 and 45
  • Awarded: British War & Victory medals
  • Son of James and Jane Tayton
  • Husband of Mabel Tayton [nee Foster]. Married Jul Qtr 1915 at Nuneaton

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 25 Oct 1880 at Coventry
  • Attended Saltley Church of England Training College
  • Lived at 21 Norfolk Street, Coventry [1891]
  • Lived at Saltey Training College, Saltley, Birmingham [1901]
  • Lived at 21 Norfolk Street, Coventry [1911]
  • Lived in Chilvers Coton [1916]
  • Employed as an Elementary School Teacher [1911]
  • Enlisted October 1916. Gazetted to 2nd Lt on 29 May 1917

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