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Originally with the famous Canadian Army Regina Rifles, joined the RCAF in May of 1941
After completion of training at #4 ITS,#5 EFTS,#3 SFTS,#4AOS, #4BGS and at # 1 ANS subsequentaly assigned to 419 squadron.
Completed 30 sorties with the Moose squadron.
"On 28th January 1944, while attacking Berlin, he insisted on making a second orbit to ensure accurate bombing. Flight Lieutenant Taylor's cheerfulness and coolness in moments of dangerhave been a great inspiration to the rest of the crew and I consider his unflagging zeal and contempt of danger fully merits the non-immediate award of the Distinguished Flying Cross.”
Recommendation for DFC as found in London Gazette reads “This officer has completed 30 bombing operations against the enemy and hasalways shown the highest courage and devotion to duty. On precision targetshis bombing accuracy has been remarkable, he having secured no less thanseven photographs plotted within 400 yards of the aiming point. On heavilydefended targets, Flight Lieutenant Taylor has shown the greatest coolnessand courage, and has invariably given his pilot instructions in a calmvoice while insisting on a steady run over the target.
F/L Taylor DFC passed away in Ottawa Apr.18, 1988