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Jackson-Taylor, John Curzon (1898-1918)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.


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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.


Details: John Curzon Jackson-Taylor (1898-1918), born 14 August 1898, son of Bernard Philip Jackson-Taylor (bank manager), Bank House, Hereford, Herefordshire.

Brother of Philip Stuart Jackson-Taylor (1896-1945)


Attended Oakfield School, Rugby.


Attended Sherborne School (The Green) September 1912-July 1916; 6th form; Prefect; Head of House; 1st XV rugby football team 1915.


Attended Sandhurst.


WW1, 2nd Lieutenant in the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, 1st Bn. (Commissioned from Sandhurst). Killed at Cambrai, France, on 21 March 1918.


Commemorated at:

Arras Memorial, Bay 7


Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; The Green roll of honour.


Obituary, The Shirburnian, June 1918: 'JOHN CURZON JACKSON-TAYLOR came to The Green in September 1912; he was Head of the House from September 1915 to July 1916, when he left to go to Sandhurst. He was gazetted to the Shropshire Light Infantry and reported 'missing' on 15th April this year, and has since been 'presumed killed' on that date.'

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