Matthew Neilson Taylor

Biography of Matthew Neilson Taylor

Matthew Neilson Taylor
Matthew Neilson Taylor

Matthew Neilson Taylor was born at 44 Gloucester Street in Glasgow, on the 17th December 1894, and was the youngest son of William and Jane Taylor. The family lived at 3 Holmbank Avenue, Shawlands, Glasgow, and Matthew attended the nearby Shawlands High School.

Matthew completed preliminary examinations in 1912 in English, Higher Mathematics, Higher Latin, and Higher Greek. Passes in these subject saw him gain a place at the University of Glasgow, and he matriculated in the College of Arts in 1913. In his first year, Matthew studied Latin and Greek.

Matthew's University career was cut short by the outbreak of war in 1914. To read about Matthew's military service, please click here.

Matthew Neilson Taylor was killed on the 27th August, 1918, aged 23.


Matthew Neilson Taylor
Born 17 December 1894.
Died 27 August 1918.
University Link: GU Degree:
Record last updated: 6th Nov 2018

There are no comments available.