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5111711   Lance Corporal James Taylor
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 20/03/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment (British Army)
Died: 21/05/1940 (Killed in Action)
Age: 22
James Taylor was from Aughnacloy. He was born about 1918. Lance Corporal James Taylor was serving with the 8th Battalion of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment when he was killed in Belgium on the 21st May 1940. He was killed during the battle on the line of the River Scheldt (Escaut) before the final withdrawal to Dunkirk.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bruyelle War Cemetery
  Tournai, Hainaut, 2
Grave Ref: Grave I-B-3
CWGC Casualty 2253914
Bruyelle War Cemetery is located 6 km south of Tournai on the N507 Chaussee de Tournai, which connects the town of Tournai to the village of Bruyelle. On reaching Bruyelle the cemetery is located at the exit of the village, at the junction with the N52.
References and Links
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1 BBC - Royal Warwickshire Regiment in WW2 Details of 8th Battalion at Dunkirk
2 Photo of Lance Corporal James Taylor's gravestone
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Lance Corporal James Taylor's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023