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Arthur Maclellan Taylor

In memory of:

Flying Officer Arthur Maclellan Taylor

April 9, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/42734

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal,War Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp. His parents were posthumously awarded his Operational Wings on 5 February 1947.

Additional Information


Born:

August 10, 1924
Sydney, Nova Scotia

Son of Arthur Henry and Thelma Love (née MacLellan) Taylor of Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia. Brother of Allan Edwin, Thelma and Nelena. He was single and enjoyed hockey, tennis, badminton, basketball, swimming and baseball. He served as a Private with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders during 1941-42.

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:

Coll. grave 14. D. 7-10.

Location:

BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY is 13 km south east of Soltau on the west side of the road from Hamburg to Hannover. From Hannover travel north in the direction of Hamburg on the Autoroute No.7 for 80 km until the junction with Soltau Sud, this is in fact the junction of the A7 with the B3 Hannover to Hamburg road. On leaving the A7 at Soltau Sud follow the B3 in the direction of Celle and Bergen. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 7 Km from the motorway junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of ARTHUR MACLELLAN TAYLOR– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ARTHUR MACLELLAN TAYLOR– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Arthur MacLellan Taylor is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Arthur MacLellan Taylor is also 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

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