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Current record for: John William Taylor
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name John William Taylor
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 03/12/1942
Age 21

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Florennes Communal Cemetery, Belgium
Grave or panel reference Row 1. Grave 8.

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World War 2
Strategic bombing campaign - loss of aircraft over Germany 1942
Loss of Halifax II (Reg. W7913 DY-C)

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Mary Taylor, Mother
  • Doris Anne Taylor, Wife
  • John William Taylor, Father
Military Information Military Information

Rank Sergeant
Service Number 1390639
Unit 102 Squadron
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service Air (RAF Bomber Command)
Enlisted in Not Known
Memorial(s) Memorial(s) link(s)

Holloway School Memorial