Born: 14th August 1924, Tottenham, London.
Died: 8th August 1943; Age: 18; Accidental Drowning – Loch Gair, Inverary, Scotland.
Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Service Number: C/JX 350657.
Regiment: Royal Navy – H.M.S. ‘Dinosaur’.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter Edmund Taylor & Mildred Edith Taylor, of Ipswich.
Father: Walter Edmund Taylor, born 1895 – died February 1926, Ipswich.
Mother: Mildred Edith Taylor (nee Clarke), born June 1893, Redenhall with Harleston & Wortwell, Norfolk.
H.M.S. DINOSAUR was a land base unit near Troon, Scotland. The Combined Operations training establishment was for officers and ratings undergoing initial and refresher training in landing craft operations.