9877 L/Corporal Walter Taylor, DCM.
2nd Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.
Awarded the D.C.M. in the London Gazette of 3 June 1915. Taylor was a native
of Burnley, Lancashire.
Killed in action 4 November 1914.
This is a rare East African award, awarded posthumously.
The citation for the D.C.M. published in the London Gazette reads, "For gallant conduct on 4 November, 1914, during the attack on Tanga (East Africa), and for general good work performed under a heavy fire".
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