Abner Edwin Sanders

Herbert Selby

Charles Sellors

John Shaw

Harry Shepherd

John Cecil Shipway

John William Simpson

Frank Sims

Frederick Skidmore

Percival Henry Slater

William Slater

Gerald Smith

John Alfred Smith

Charles Spencer

Charles Edgar Spencer

George Charles Spencer

William Arthur Spencer

William Henry Spencer

William Henry Spendlove

Eric William Parker Stamper

Thomas Stephenson

Albert Edward Stevens

Samuel Arthur Stone

Charles Stone

George William Stone

Frederick Street

Anthony Herbert Strutt

William Albert Sunderland

Arthur Swindall

James Swinscoe

Ernest Taylor

George William Taylor

Joseph Taylor

Herbert Throw

John Arthur Tomlinson

Arthur Tomlinson

George Topham

John Wilfred Topham

Thomas Turner

Private 81570

Ernest Taylor

9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)

Killed in action with seven of his comrades when the dugout they were in took a direct hit from a shell in the Ypres Salient on Tuesday 17th July 1917 aged 28.

Ernest had only been in the trenches for two days.

Burial Place

He is buried in The Essex Farm Cemetery Ieper, West-Vlaanderen Belgium.
The land south of Essex Farm was used as a dressing station cemetery from April 1915 to August 1917.




Born and resident in Belper Ernest enlisted in Derby and was the husband of Mary Alice Taylor (nee Maskey), of High St., Belper, they had one son aged 5.

Ernest was a well known local cricketer and footballer playing for the Belper Pottery Club.

He was the son of Mr John Taylor of Victoria Terrace Belper.


Before enlisting he worked at Denby Pottery.

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