NEWTOWN REMEMBERS Commemorating 100 years since the First World War
Y DRENEWYDD YN COFIO Coffáu 100 mlynedd ar ôl y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf

Oliver David Shepton Taylor

Birth: 1869
Death: 1945
Regiment: Armed Services


Oliver was brought up by his grandmother, Annie Taylor in Short Bridge Street sweetshop with 2 brothers & a sister, Eliza Jane. In 1911 he worked as a gas engineer & later as manager of the local gas works. He married Lily Anne, had 2 sons, including Owen Norman, (following record) & 2 daughters. He was a Welsh soccer international and played his first match on 18 March 1893 against Scotland and his last match on 24 March 1894 against Scotland.

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