Percy & Albert Taylor

The Essex records show two brothers who fit the parameters given in the stories about the deserters

11422/5998401 Taylor, Percy Born Colchester, enlisted Warley 15/04/1920, but unit unknown. Deserted 30 October 1920. Percy Taylor is given as born St.Nicholls (sic) Colchester. NOK is given as father, George Henry Taylor. Both NOK addresses are stated as 28 Maidenburgh St, Colchester.

11532/5998496 Taylor, Albert James was born at St.Peters, Colchester. NOK is given as Mr G H Taylor of 28 Maidenburgh St, Colchester

1900 Jul/Sep Born Colchester Albert James Taylor, he died 1966 in Colchester

1901 census living at 20, Short Cut Road, Colchester

1903 Jul/Sep Percy Thomas Taylor

1911 census at 24 St John's Green Colchester


Essex Deserters