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James Taylor

Updated: Aug 4, 2022

202631 L/Cpl

4th Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 118th Infantry Brigade, 39th Division

Age: 25

Date of Death: 28.3.17

Buried: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery XI.C.17

Family history: Son of David and Jane Taylor, 21 Main Street, Bainsford.

The action leading to his death

The Battalion was in the line in the Zillibeke sector when on the night of the 26 March the Germans attempted to raid the Black Watch line without success. James was one of the 20 Other Ranks who were wounded. He died of his wounds.

The War Diary account is as follows:

(Linesman Map)

Medals Awarded

British Medal, Victory Medal


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