Driver Frederick Taylor

19 Sep 1944

Frederick Taylor was the husband of Sylvia Taylor, of Thorne, Yorkshire. He enlisted in the Royal Army Service Corps and volunteered for airborne forces.

Driver Taylor was posted to 253 (Airborne) Composite Company, Royal Army Service Corps and took part in the operation to resupply the troops at Arnhem (Market Garden).

Dvr Taylor was killed in action on 19 September 1944, aged 21. RAF 190 Squadron, Stirling LJ-939, based at Fairford, was hit by flak while on a re-supply mission and came down north of the Bilderberg Hotel at 16.35h. The 4 fatal casualties were given field burials near the aircraft at Wolfheze. They were reinterred to Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on 28 August 1945.

If you are part of Dvr Taylor’s family and would like to complete this biography, you can apply to the curator to do so. To do this you will need to become a member of ParaData and select the 'friend or family member' option on the registration form.

If you would like to find out more about becoming a member please visit our registration page.

Members of ParaData can submit their material by clicking on the 'Add content to this article' button on the right.

By Rod Gibson

Read More

Service History

Latest Comments

There are currently no comments for this content.

Add your comment