1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
05/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
Joseph Taylor was born in Dungannon about 1867. Joseph and brother William Taylor both served with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Boer War in South Africa. Both men retired from the army to work in Cookstown. Joseph Taylor and Mary Hayes were married on 2nd September 1911 in the district of Cookstown. They lived at Coolreaghs, near Cookstown. They had one daughter. Joseph was called back to his old regiment at the outbreak of the First World War. Private Joseph Taylor was as killed in action on the morning of Wednesday 5th May 1915.
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.