Sunday, March 24, 2019

CPL Charles L. Taylor

courtesy of Michael Helms
CPL Charles L. Taylor was born 2 Jun 1897 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia to Robert Samuel and Eva Watkins (Evans) Taylor.  The family farmed.

After entering the Army, Charles was assigned to F Company 116th Infantry.  He boarded the Finland on 15 Jun 1918 with his unit and shipped out for France.  CPL Taylor survived all the fighting but died of disease (probably influenza) on 24 Mar 1919.

CPL Taylor was repatriated and is now buried with family in the Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery in Mecklenburg County, Virginia.

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