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Melvin Taylor

In memory of:

Trooper Melvin Taylor

July 1, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

K/825

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians), R.C.A.C.

Division:

2nd Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Son of John A. and Lora V. Taylor, of Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV, K, 16.

Location:

Minturno is about 78 kilometres north of Naples, close to the coast. The MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY lies several kilometres south of the town on the No.7 road to Naples and is situated in the locality of Marina di Minturno (Garigliano) on the plain at the foot of the mountains near the mouth of the River Garigliano. To reach the Cemetery take the Cassino exit from the A1 motorway. Just after the toll gate turn right following signs for Minturno. Follow the No.630 towards Minturno for approximately 20 kilometres. Immediately after passing the petrol station on the right, follow the bend to the right and the signs for Castelforte. Follow this small country road until it reaches traffic lights and then turn right. Take the first left and follow this road until it reaches a 'T' intersection where it meets the No.7. Turn right onto the No.7 and the MINTURNO WAR CEMETERY will be found on the left after 200 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of MELVIN TAYLOR– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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