9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
29/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
Joseph Taggart was the youngest son of Isaac and Mary Taggart. He was born in the Caledon area on 25th March 1887. He was the second youngest of at least nine children. His father was a labourer. It is reported that prior to enlisting, Joseph was employed as a farm labourer. Private Joseph Taggart was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died around the 29th March 1918. The date and location of his death suggests he died as the result of the German Spring Offensive, which started on 21st March 1918.
Ham is a small town about 20 kilometres south west of St. Quentin at the crossroad of the D930 St. Quentin-Roye and the D937 Peronne-Chauny. The British Cemetery is in the village of Muille-Villette. From the town centre of Ham take the D932 in the direction of Noyon. The Cemetery is signposted from this road and is situated on the left hand side.