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Thomas William Taylor

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas William AWMM
  • Surname
    Taylor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ405529 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ405529 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental death on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas Taylor was the son of Sidney James Taylor and Evelyn May Taylor, of Koromiko, Marlborough, New Zealand.

    Was on an airframe and engine test transisting from Ballykelly to Nutts Corner, in County Antrim. While flying a Liberator GR3 in cloudy weather at about noon struck Linnalary mountain, Goutnacory, County Antrim, killing all 8 on board. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    21 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    [United Kingdom]Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Tamlaght Finlagan Church of Ireland Churchyard, County Londonderry, Ireland AWMM Plot W Grave 13 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Marlborough War Memorial, Second World War Panel AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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