Charles Dewhurst Taylor


To establish who Taylor is requires a bit of digging. Charles Dewhurst Taylor Commissioned in R Lancaster Regt. Ancestry tree has that he emigrated to Canada about this time, and he does have a brother Edward P Taylor, Blundell travels to Canada with C D Taylor and gives cousin E P Taylor as next of kin. Blundell's mother was nee Margaret Anne Thompson, and Taylor's mother was nee Alice Rowe Thompson

1898 Oct/Dec Born Blackpool

1901 census at 402, Lytham Road, Blackpool, Blackpool Formerly A Detached Bispham With Norbreck

1911 census at Royal Masonic School, Watford (his brother Edward is there too)

1919 Mar 3. Service Battalions. The undermentioned Cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. under the provisions of. the Royal Warrant dated 30 Dec. 1918, promulgated in Army Order 42 of 1919 :— R Lanc. R. - Charles Dewhurst Taylor. This meant that he was demobilised the day he was commissioned.

1921 Feb 16. Joined ADRIC with service no 1699. Posted to A Coy

1921 Jul 4. Appointed A/CQM

1921 Aug 31. Resigns on 6 months service

1922 Apr 22. Emigrates to Canada with P J Blundell also in A Coy.