Taggart, James: Service no. 53858

CVWM Page: Note that entry does not identify him as part of 18th Battalion. CWGC does.

Digitized Service Record

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 London Advertiser October 26 1915 Page 6
London Advertiser. October 26, 1915. Page 6.

[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.

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    1. James,

      It may well be. If you can furnish any information about you relative that might help us determine if he is related to you.

      Thank you for visiting.


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