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Ernest Raymond Taylor

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Ernest Raymond Taylor

April 27, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:







The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Additional Information


May 29, 1919
Brantville, New Brunswick


August 20, 1941
Newcastle, New Brunswick

Commemorated on Page 569 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 10.


Holten is a village 20 kilometres east of the town of Deventer, on the main A1 motorway from Amsterdam to Bremen in Germany. Following the A1 motorway, turn off at exit 26 and follow the N332 in the direction of Holten. Follow the N332 until reaching a signpost for Holterberg. Turn right onto the N344 in the direction of Holten, then at the T junction turn left towards Holten and follow this road to the roundabout. Take second exit then turn first right towards Holterberg. Follow this road uphill until you see a green Commission sign pointing to the right. Turn right down the track and follow to the end. Turn left and the cemetery lies along here on the left hand side.

Historical Information: The Netherlands fell to the Germans in May 1940 and was not re-entered by Allied forces until September 1944. The great majority of those buried in Holten Canadian War Cemetery died during the last stages of the war in Holland, during the advance of the Canadian 2nd Corps into northern Germany, and across the Ems in April and the first days of May 1945. After the end of hostilities the remains of over 1,300 Canadian soldiers were brought together into this cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Home Memorial!
  • Group Photo– Walter Taylor (left) Ernie Taylor (right) 
Photo taken Aug-26-1943 England
  • Photo of Ernie Taylor– England 1942
  • Photo of Ernie Taylor (1942)
  • Photo of Ernest Raymond Taylor and Elizabeth King
  • Group Photo– His two children on being my dad Raymond Robert Taylor
  • Newspaper clipping– Miramichi, New Brunswick.
  • Newspaper clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker– Miramichi New Brunswick Marker
  • Letter– Original Letter of burial!
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker
  • Grave marker– This is a photo of Natalie Rose at the grave site of Ernest Raymond Taylor and he would have been her great uncle.
  • Grave Marker

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