Taylor, George

Service number:
831819
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lance-Sergeant
Unit:
No. 3 Commando, 1st Special Service Brigade, British Army
Awarded on:
October 21st, 1943
Awarded for:
Operation Husky
Action:
At Agnone 13th -14th July 1943 Sgt Taylors LCA ran grounded on a rock 50 yds out. He swam ashore under intense fire and joined his troop. During the advance he was continually in the lead engaging enemy posts. At Punta Dei Malati he was outstanding in an advance under heavy fire. He continually showed a fine offensive spirit and complete disregard of personal safety.
Military Medal (MM)

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