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William Taylor

In memory of:

Pilot Officer William Taylor

March 15, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/89913

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Harry and Mary Taylor, of Nottingham, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 459 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HILSENHEIM COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Bas-Rhin, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 1.

Location:

Hilsenheim is a village 38 kilometres south of Strasbourg and some 9 kilometres north-east of Selestat, a town on the Strasbourg-Colmar road (N 83). The communal cemetery is at the end of the Rue de la Cimetiere, a narrow made up lane directly opposite the village church. In the north-eastern part, near the eastern wall, are the graves of 7 airmen, 2 of whom belonged to the Royal Air Force and 5 to the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM TAYLOR– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM TAYLOR– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Taylor
  • Group Photo– Left to Right: Norman Andrew Lumgair, William Lawrence Doran, George Parker (in front)and William Taylor.
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Taylor is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Taylor is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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