PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Taylor, William Horace
Date of birth: October 23rd, 1908
Date of death:  January 16th, 1999
Nationality:  British
     
GEORGE CROSS
Rank: Probationary Temporary Sub-Lieutenant
Awarded on: January 14th, 1941
Action: Received his award for dismantling unexploded bombs in September-October 1940, and in particular for an extremely operation at the RAF depot in Uxbridge, Great Britain.
Details: Published in The London Gazette, dated January 14th, 1941.
Later promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander.
 
     
KING'S COMMENDATION FOR BRAVE CONDUCT
Rank: Temporary Lieutenant
Awarded on: June 27th, 1941
Details: LG 35201/3653.
 
     
MEMBER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (MBE)
Rank: Deputy Commandant
Unit: Fire Service Technical College, Moreton-in-Marsh
Awarded on: January 1st, 1973
Action: Awarded for services after World War Two.
Details: Civil Division.
LG 45860/12.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - George Cross Database
Information source(s):   - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 10th January 1941, Issue 35041, dated 14th January 1941
- Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 24th June 1941, Issue 35201, dated 27th June 1941
- Supplement to The London Gazette of 29th December 1972, Issue 45860, dated 1st January 1972
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