Taylor F. Captain 0

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Name Taylor F.
Army number Not yet known.
Rank Captain
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Member of The Durham Light Infantry, R.A.R.O. Posted to the 8th Battalion DLI. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 8/12/1939 when the Battalions separated. Employed as a Retired Officer 9/12/1939. Detached from the Battalion as Officer Commanding 23rd Division details in UK. Rejoined the 11th Battalion 21/6/1940 in command, on their return from Northern France via Dunkirk. Second-in-command 11th Battalion 30/6/1940. Posted to the I.T.C. Brancepeth 24/9/1940. Posted to the 70th (Young Soldiers) Battalion as 2 i/c Nov 1941. Relinquished TA Commission, Appointed as Major i/c troops on short sea voyages - Cross-Channel Calais and Ostende. Retired 16/6/1949 with the retained rank of Major QM.
Company/Battery 8th Battalion HQ Company. 11th Battalion - HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role 8th Battalion - Quartermaster. 11th Battalion - Officer Commanding, Second-in-Command.
Joined Brigade 08-Dec-39.
Promotions Captain 13/11/1923, Brevet Major with effect from 1/9/1939, A/Major 10/12/1939 to 9/3/1940, T/Major to 1942.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 11DLI

Due to the common nature of the surname, and the lack of a forename, it has not proved possible, as yet, to trace Captain Taylor's genealogical information. Family help in completing this element of his Page would be most welcome.