Taylor George Edward WOII (C S M) 5246046

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CSM Taylor
CSM Taylor

Name Taylor George Edward
Army number 5246046
Rank WOII (C S M)
Date of birth Research indicates his birth was registered Q1 1908, in Maidenhead, Berkshire.
Age 36
Unit Worcestershire Regiment - enlisted 28/4/1924 at Reading - Gardener aged 18 years and 2 months (this suggests he falsified his age on enlistment). Discharged under King's Regulations as a Corporal under para 510 (vii) 27/4/1936 - Conduct Exemplary. Re-enlisted in the King's Shropshire Light Infantry 15/7/1940. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/7/1940, posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/1944 with 11th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 18/7/1940.
Promotions Corporal. WOII (CSM).
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44
Home address Resident of Berkshire. Son of George William and Caroline Eliza Taylor, husband of Emily Florence Taylor, Holyport, Berks. Buried Grave V. H. 3. St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux.
Source table 11DLI

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