Born: 14th August 1924, Tottenham, London.

Died: 8th August 1943; Age: 18; Accidental Drowning – Loch Gair, Inverary, Scotland.

Residence: 416, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Service Number: C/JX 350657.

Regiment: Royal Navy – H.M.S. ‘Dinosaur’.


Grave Reference:

Lochgilphead (Christ Church) Episcopalian Churchyard,




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.

In 1929, Ipswich, Mildred married Harry Rumsey, born June, 1919, Ipswich. An Engine Driver – London North Eastern Railways. They made their home at 416, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.


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.

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