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i have been here before and you all were a great help.

i'm trying to trace a soldier via an old paper cutting..my ancestor.

it states

corpl j taylor (john william)

Loyal North Lancashire Regt

enlisted on 15 may 1915

awarded military medal.

i have searched the archives and medal rolls etc but cant find a thing..please advise where i could look.

by the way i'm in bolton lancashire so if anyone needs something checking just ask


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2707 John Taylor enlisted in October 1914 and was 24years 8months.


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and in November 1916 he was single.


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Possibly 6th (Service) Battalion

Formed at Preston in August 1914 as part of K1 and attached to 38th Brigade in 13th (Western) Division. Moved initially to Tidowrth and then Blackdown in February 1915.

17 June 1915 : sailed from Avonmouth, going to Gallipoli via Mudros. Landed at Anzac Cove, 4 August.

January 1916: Evacuated from Gallipoli to Egypt and thence to Mesopotamia.

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