TAYLOR, Charles Leslie

Private Charles Leslie Taylor
Regiment Unknown

Charles Leslie Taylor was born in 1898 at Riddings, Derbyshire son of Charles Taylor a blast furnace man born Warboys, Huntingdonshire and his wife Mary Ann (nee Barker) born Leabrooks.  In 1901 the family was living at High Street, Riddings and by 1911 had moved to Wagstaff Lane, Jacksdale.  Charles was one of about 10 children having brothers and sisters named Ada, Ethel, Harold, Gladys, Edna, Leby?, Maud, Nelly, George William Argonne, Cyril and possibly Lenorah. In 1911 Charles, aged 13, was employed as a sanitary pipeworks labourer.

In 1925 he married Selina Thompson in the Basford registration district and they had children Ada, Eric born in Doncaster and possibly a daughter named Constance born in Gainsborough.

No military information has been forthcoming.