TAYLOR Furlenn Thomas

Category: Military
Rank: Private 1925
Regiment or Ship: 5th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment
Service Number(s): 1925 (Enlisted at Bexhill Town Hall)
Occupation: Stoker, Bexhill Gas Works
Date of Birth: 1895
Place of Birth: Catsfield, East Sussex
Address: 6 Cumberland Road, Bexhill

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Family Information

Parents:                    William andLizzie Taylor


Frank Taylor born 1886 died 28.03.1915.       W0116 TAYLOR Frank (Private)
Charles M Taylor      W0115 TAYLOR Charles M (Sapper)

Taylor Family tree

Elphick Family Tree

Senior Family Tree

Hollobone Family Tree

First World War Experience

Furlenn enlisted in 1914 aged 20 years 8 months old (medical report says apparent age 20 years 4 months).

When his brother Frank died on 28th March 1915, he (Furlenn) was in hospital being treated for wounds.

04.06.1916         O.C.Unit Attached V48.  Heavy TM Battery.

25.06.1916         O.C.Unit Rejoined Battalion in the field.

09.07.1916        O.C.Unit Attached V48. Heavy TM Battery.

16.07.1916         O.C.Unit Rejoined Battalion in the field.

17.09.1916         O.C.Unit Awarded 7 days F.P.2 (irregular conduct on parade).

10.12.1916         O.C.Unit to 214 AT Co. R.E. pending transfer to R.E as Engine Driver.

10.12.1916        214 AR Co R.E. attached for duty.

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09.03.1917       214 AT Co R.E. Attached from 353 E & M Co as Engine Driver.

353 E & M Co R. E. Attached + new No. entered documents.

07.08.1917       ? R.E. Records transferred to 3rd Home Counties Field Co.

R.E. (T.F.) Posted to No 8 reinforcement Co R.E. New Reg 537909 .

Authy? DAG C.R.no.No.38706/409/17.

Re-mustered Sapper Engineer Driver forces proficient) OU Service.

Authy? :- Records R/3/19358/18 Y 2018.

09.09.1918       Leave to UK 4 days from 30.8.1918 B213.

10.03.1919       Dispatched to UK 16a.

08.02.1922      Received British Victory Medal.

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