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3718   Private Robert Thomas Taylor
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 20/12/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 03/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 23
Robert Thomas Taylor was the son of William Taylor. The CWGC give his motherís name as Rachel. Robert was born about 1893 in Drumglass, Co Tyrone. Robert Taylor enlisted in Dungannon. Private Robert Thomas Taylor was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds in France on 3rd July 1916, age 23.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext
  Gezaincourt, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave I-F-1
CWGC Casualty 35668
Gezaincourt is a village a little south-west of the town of Doullens, halfway between the main roads from Doullens to Abbeville and Doullens to Amiens. The Communal Cemetery and Extension are on the east side of the village. There is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost outside Doullens on the road towards Amiens.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon Methodist Church Roll Of Honour Dungannon
2 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Drumglass Boys National School, Dungannon
2 Union Place National School, Dungannon
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists a Letitia Robb Lists Letitia Robb as age 15 living with her family at house 120 in Leopold Street, Shankill Ward, Antrim
2 1901 Census lists Taylor family Lists 'Thomas' as age 22 living with the family at house 95 in Church Street Cookstown.
3 1911 Census lists a Letitia Robb Lists Letitia Robb as age 25 living with her family at house 7 in Moygashel Town, Bernagh, Tyrone
4 2nd Presbyterian Dungannon Robert Taylor was killed in action
5 Photo of Private Robert Thomas Taylor's headstone
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Robert T Taylor's headstone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023