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« on: May 10, 2018, 07:37:42 AM »

Service No:106639
Date of Death:23/04/1919
Regiment/Service:Royal Field Artillery  transf. to (Pte. 553754) Labour Corps 
Grave Reference:A14. 10. 22.
Additional Information:Son of James and Agnes Taylor, of 2, Canterbury Rd., West Tarring, Worthing; husband of Ellen Mary Taylor, of 12, Christchurch Rd., Worthing.

Worthing Gazette - Wednesday 30 April 1919

DEATHS: TAYLOR - On the 23rd, at 3, Sussex-road, Alfred Richard (Dick), the beloved husband of Ellen Sayers, 6, Westbournne-terrace, age 33 years. Also the beloved son of A. James and Agnes Taylor, of Sussex Villa, Canterbury road, Tarring.

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« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2018, 10:08:11 AM »

Alfred Richard Taylor
Born 1883 Southsea

In 1901 with parents & 5 Siblings. All living at his aunt’s house(Edith Streeter) at 2 Sussex Villas Canterbury Road South St West Tarring
Alfred, & brother Claude nursery gardeners. Father a jobbing gardener,

Medal Index Card:- RFA No 106639, Labour Corps No 553754
Theatre of War was (2B) entered 25.10.1915. Awarded 15 Star

Had nearly given up searching and then:-
Service Record:-
As No 12310, joined Royal Garrison Artillery 10.9.1902 at Chichester
Previously with Navy Discharge by purchase
Mother was Mrs A Taylor  of Sussex Villa Canterbury Rd West Taring(!!)
Home 10.9.1902 to 11.11.02
Gibraltar 12.11.1902 to 11.4.1905
Home 12.4.1905 to 9.9.1905
Army Reserve 10.9.1905 to 11.8.1914
Mobilized 12.8.1914 to 9.9.1915.
Discharged 9.9.1915 on final period of engagement. 

So he must have then joined the Royal Field Artillery
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