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.
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