HAROLD ALVAN TAYLOR

Birthdate
Birthplace
Richmond, Quebec, Canada
Age
29
Parents
Son of Arthur Wellington and Alice Isabella Taylor of Richmond, Quebec, Canada
Religion
United Church
Occupation
Inspector in factory
Service number
R/55406
Engagement
1940-07-19, Quebec, Canada
Overseas
1941-05-04, United Kingdom
Date of death
1941-09-01
Died
United Kingdom, Killed in action
Force
Rank
Awards
Royal Canadian Air Force
Plot 4 | Row F | Grave 11
Military grave
Additional info

Awarded the Observer Badge on February 16, 1941.

Assigned to the 44 (R.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force on July 22, 1941.

Hampden AD726 KM was on a mission to Cologne (Köln), Germany. The air craft was losing altitude and crashed into the North Sea, 25 miles East of Harwich, United Kingdom. Two bodies washed ashore in Belgium and two were lost at sea.

Crew:
Sergeant Stafford Arthur Harvey 778343 Royal Air Force, 44 Sqdn. Runnymede Memorial Panel 44, United Kingdom.

Flight Sergeant  John Ernest Phillips 617380 (Pilot) Royal Air Force, 44 Sqdn. Runnymede Memorial Panel 37, United Kingdom.

Sergeant Richard Kellett Hayes 1001204 (Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 44 Sqdn. Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery Row G, Grave 168, Belgium.

Sergeant Harold Alvan Tylor R/55406 (Navigator) Royal Canadian Air Force, 44 Sqdn. Adegem Canadian War Cemetery Plot 4, Row F, Grave 11, Belgium.