Colin Franklin Taylor Born 3 July 1925 - Died 17 May 1954 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number208891 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankDriver AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Lay a poppy Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesColin Franklin AWMM SurnameTaylor AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number208891 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth3 July 1925 AWMM Place of birthRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMChristchurch, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number208891 AWMM Military unitsJayforce 1947-48 AWMM Military serviceJayforce 1947-48 AWMM Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental Death, Cause of Death AWMMAccidental death on active service AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankDriver AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with Merchant Navy 4 yearsServed with Jayforce 1947-48Served with Kayforce 1952-54Died from injuries received in a vehicle accident"Indeed, 1954 proved to be their busiest year so far in Korea in terms of transport details, 'a year of hard work ... under ever changing circumstances'. It was not without its dangers either, as the deaths of Drivers D.N. Rodgers and C.F. Taylor in traffic accidents in December 1953 and May 1954 respectively testified." (McGibbon 1996, vol. 2, p. 352) AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death17 May 1954 AWMM Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Place of deathKorea AWMM Death notesKorea AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameUnited Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Colin Franklin Taylor by laying a poppy. Claude William Taylor Clyffe Emeny Taylor Colin Franklin Taylor Colin Hunter Taylor Conway Taylor Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Colin Franklin Taylor Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsIan McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 352, 372, 412. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.