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Errol Grant-Taylor

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 64), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 64), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Errol AWMM
  • Surname
    Grant-Taylor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 61962 AWMM
    • WWI 51952 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 July 1889 AWMM WaimateCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Miss G. Taylor (stepsister), P.O. Box 742, G.P.O., Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 61962 AWMM
    • WWI 51952 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Station manager/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Errol Grant TAYLOR, who used the name Errol GRANT-TAYLOR, was the second son of David Andrew and Isabella Lyon (nee GRANT) TAYLOR. Errol lived on the Chatham Islands for a time prior to the outbreak of war. In 1922 he married Dorothy Brunhilde CHEESEMAN, Their first child, Thomas Ludovic GRANT-TAYLOR, was born on 18 October 1923 at "Kelvin", Remuera. Errol died on 31 December 1950 and is buried in the RSA section of the Taita Cemetery. His widow died in 1973 and was cremated at Tauranga. His brother, Alan Gordon Grant TAYLOR was killed in action at the Somme in 1916. Another brother, Cuthbert Dallas Grant TAYLOR, also served in WWI. . AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    31 December 1950 AWMM
    Age 61 AWMM
    Lower HuttWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taita Lawn Cemetery AWMM R.S.A. Section, Plot 9 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
    South Canterbury Roll of Honour project.
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      64: 8 AWMM
    • Timaru Herald AWMM
      9 April 1918 AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
      9 & 12 April 1918, 31 March 1919 AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      16 October 1923 AWMM
    • The Auckland Star AWMM
      19 October 1923 AWMM

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