See War Diary Entry: Pte. Taggart killed.
Memorialized under the name “Taggert” at this site.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Taggart, of 21, Paisley Rd., Renfrew, Scotland; husband of Myrtle Irene Hobson (formerly Taggart), of 138, Edinborough Rd., Guelph, Ontario.
YOUNG ST. MARYS WIFE BEREAVED BY WAR.
[Special to The Advertiser.]
ST. MARYS, Oct. 25.–Word has been recieved from the adjutant-general at Ottawa that Pte. James Taggart, [No. 5385,] of D Company, 18th Battalion, was killed in action at the battlefront on October 9.
Pte. Taggart was about 20 years of age and a native of Scotland, and during his residence here was popular. He was a clerk in the grocery department of Dicksons Limited for a time, and latterly a clerk with J.P. rogers & Co. for over a year. Just previous to enlisting in D Company 18th Battalion, Canadian overseas contingent.
He was married a year ago to Myrtle Brown, daughter of David Brown, west ward, who survives him. He also leaves an infant son.
London Advertiser. October 26, 1915. Page 6.