1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
05/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
Joseph Taylor was born in Dungannon and was the husband of Mary Taylor, and father of Jane Taylor, Coolreaghs, Cookstown. Joseph served with the Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Boer War in South Africa. At the opening of the Battle of Festubert the Battalion was called upon to show their mettle in attack. Joseph Taylor was reported as killed in action at around 6 a.m. on the morning, 5th May 1915 and was buried at 4 p.m.
Cuinchy is a village situated 10 kilometres east of Bethune. The cemetery is situated in the civil cemetery about one kilometre from the railway station. From Bethune follow the N.41 through Cambrin and then turn left along D.166 for approximately 500 metres until entering Cuinchy. Take first turn on right and follow road past Brown Road Cemetery until junction and then take left turning. The cemetery is situated in civil cemetery, 50 metres further along the road on the left.