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Taylor, William Horace

Date of birth:
October 23rd, 1908
Date of death:
January 16th, 1999
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Probationary Temporary Sub-Lieutenant
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1941
Action:
Received his award for dismantling unexploded bombs in September-October 1940, and in particular for an extremely operation at the RAF depot in Uxbridge, Great Britain.
Details:
Published in The London Gazette, dated January 14th, 1941.
Later promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander.
George Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1941
Details:
LG 35201/3653.
King's/Queen's Commendation for brave conduct
Rank:
Deputy Commandant
Unit:
Fire Service Technical College, Moreton-in-Marsh
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1973
Action:
Awarded for services after World War Two.
Details:
Civil Division.
LG 45860/12.
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Sources

  • Photo: George Cross Database
  • - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 10th January 1941, Issue 35041, dated 14th January 1941
    - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 24th June 1941, Issue 35201, dated 27th June 1941
    - Supplement to The London Gazette of 29th December 1972, Issue 45860, dated 1st January 1972

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