Vernon Taylor

Bank: Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co

Place of work: not known

Died: 15 September 1916


Vernon Taylor was born in Staffordshire in 1884, the youngest son of George Taylor, a farmer, and his wife Mary. He worked for Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co.


During the First World War Vernon left the bank to join the army, and by 1916 he was a Lieutenant in the Royal Munster Fusiliers, attached to the Machine Gun Corps. He was killed in action at High Wood on the Somme on 15 September 1916. He was 32 years old and left a widow, Ella Jane.

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Rosie Rowley August 02 2017 2:18PM

Vernon Taylor was employed at Southport when he enlisted with the King's Liverpool Regiment in September 1914; he was subsequently granted a commission with the Munsters. Vernon was formerly on the staff of the District Bank at Macclesfield for several years. This information came from the Macclesfield Times and East Cheshire Observer of Friday 29th September 1916. (see