Queen’s South Africa Medal, bar Natal, 4944 Pte. F. Taylor, Manchester Regiment.
Frank Taylor was born in Fulham, London. On the 24th September 1896 he enlisted for service aged only 14 years & 11 months having worked as a Tailor.
He served in Gibraltar from 18th November until 22nd August 1899. He arrived early for service in South Africa with 3rd Battalion on 23rd August 1899, becoming of age on 24th October 1899.
He was only 19 when he was invalided home from South Africa on 9th November 1900, being medically discharged as no longer fit for service on 24th April 1901.