Taylor, James S. 2018-02-27T15:40:35+00:00

Taylor, James S.

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World War I Centennial Commemoration Project
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Photo provided by Charlie Taylor, grandson of James S. Taylor.

James S. Taylor was an officer in the Texas National Guard and fought in France in WWI. Before and after his service, he lived in the town of Timpson, Texas with his wife Vallie and two sons, James and Charles.

A postcard James Taylor brought home. The location of the soldiers is unknown.

A postcard James Taylor brought home. The location of the soldiers is unknown.

A postcard James Taylor brought home. The location of the soldiers is unknown.

A postcard James Taylor brought home. The location of the soldiers is unknown.

James Taylor with his sons, James and Charles.

James Taylor with his sons, James and Charles.

James Taylor with his sons, James and Charles.

James Taylor with his sons, James and Charles.

James Taylor's promotion to First Lieutenant in the Texas National Guard.

James Taylor’s promotion to First Lieutenant in the Texas National Guard.

James Taylor's promotion to Captain of Infantry.

James Taylor’s promotion to Captain of Infantry.

Click on the recording below to listen to Charlie Taylor, grandson of James Taylor, talk about his grandfather’s service in the war.


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This project is funded in part by Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.