M/15921 M/45543 Private Alexander Turniff Taylor, 615 Motor Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps

1901 born 61, Queen Street, Aberdeen to Geroge and Martha Taylor

1920 Jan 29. enlisted for 7 years aged 19 at Sheffield. Occupation Labourer. Nok: (Brother) William, 11 Wood View Mount, Sheffield

Trained as a Light Car driver

Posted to 615 Company in Dublin

1922 Apr 12. Private A T Taylor Royal Army Service Corps (Motor Transport). Private Taylor was shot dead in Kingstown (now Dun Laoghaire). He, with Private Cachia or Cashen were loading a lorry when Private Taylor, who was at the side of the lorry, was approached by a man who ordered him to put up his hands, Private Taylor was holding his rifle at the time. In evidence to the inquest Private Cachia stated that he heard the order Hands Up and almost immediately after a shot was fired. Private Taylor was shot once in the head and died later in King George V Hospital .

1922 Jul 29 Died of his wounds


British soldiers died in Ireland





British soldiers killed in Ireland