Margaret Taylor shares WW1 family memories and photographs

Pte. Arthur H. Taylor, North Staffs Regiment

Recently volunteered: Pte. Arthur H Taylor, North Staffs Regiment
Pte. Arthur H Taylor. North Staffs Regiment, in 'France'
Arthur H. Taylor's father, Arthur E Taylor, seated on a captured German field gun outside his butcher's shop at the Cross, Bottesford.

Margaret Taylor shares family memories about her father’s war time service (Pte. Arthur H. Taylor, North Staffs Regiment) with Sue Middleton, a volunteer on the Heritage Lottery Fund Bottesford Parish WW1 Centenary Project: People, community and memory.

Born in 1900 Arthur Taylor volunteered under age in 1917. From a family with a butchery business and being used to working with animals he worked with horses in France. As necessity required, they would butcher and eat horse meat.

Pte, Arthur Taylor  – ‘France’

Arthur Taylor survived. He continued in the butchery trade and the family business continues today at The Cross, Market Street, Bottesford.

This page was added on 20/02/2014.

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