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Albert Frederick Taylor

In memory of:

Private Albert Frederick Taylor

March 1, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

B/158686

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Toronto Scottish Regiment (M.G.), R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France-Germany Star, War Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp

Additional Information


Born:

May 16, 1925
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 27, 1944
Toronto, Ontario

Son of George and Fannie Taylor. Brother of Mrs. Augustine Rebecca Grace Maguire of Mount Dennis, Ontario and Private Victor Marshall Taylor, who was killed in action on July 20, 1943, while serving with the 48th Highlanders of Canada. In his civilian life he was a weaver.

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


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VII. F. 3,

Location:

Groesbeek is located 10 km south east of the town of Nijmegen and close to the German frontier. The Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery is 3 km north of the village and 1500 metres east of the main road to Nijmegen. On leaving the A73 motorway at the junction Overasselt Mook Groesbeek follow directions to Mook. Follow direction signs towards Mook War cemetery. After passing Mook War cemetery continue to the village of Groesbeek to a set of traffic lights. Turn left at the lights onto Dorpstraat passing through Groesbeek. The road name then changes to Molenweg. A Commonwealth War Graves Commission direction sign indicates the right hand turning from Molenweg onto the Zeven Heuvelenweg. The Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery is located on the right hand side, about 1 km after entering this road. On the Memorial in the Canadian War Cemetery at Groesbeek are inscribed the following words:
Pro amicis mortui amicis vivimus, We live in the hearts of friends for whom we died.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Albert Frederick Taylor– Grace, George, Fred, Fannie and Vic.  Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of albert Frederick Taylor– Albert Fred Taylor.  Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Albert Frederick Taylor– Victor, Albert "Fred: and Grace Taylor.  Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Frederick Taylor
  • Grave Marker– These are photo's of my Uncle Albert Frederick Taylor's headstone in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery. Please feel free to publish these photos on the Virual War Memorial site.
  • Grave Marker
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice

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