The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Taylor
First Name:
George William
Rank:
Corporal (Promoted on 24.1.1942)
Regimental #:
WX8867
Classification:
Driver/Mechanic
Company:
‘A’ Company Headquarters
Enlisted:
23.10.1940
DOB:
7.02.1902
Place of Birth:
Derbyshire, England
Father's Name:
William Taylor
Mothers's Name:
Fanny Taylor
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Truck Driver
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 18, Age 43.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
Force:
‘E’ Force Borneo
POW#:
4/4597 & 1560
Cause of Death:
Malaria
Place of Death:
Sandakan No1 Camp
Date of Death:
2.03.1945

General Description

A Coy H'qtrs - standing Alex Hack, Kneeling Back - Ted Popham, Front L-R L Cpl F Anderson, Pte Cyril Fogarty, Pte Shorty Barnes, Boomer Symmons. Breakfast time on march to Waterfall Gully
A Coy H’qtrs – standing Alex Hack, Kneeling Back – Ted Popham, Front L-R L Cpl F Anderson, Pte Cyril Fogarty, Pte Shorty Barnes, Boomer Symmons. Breakfast time on march to Waterfall Gully
L-R Cpl George Taylor, L/Cpl Frank Anderson, Cpl Tom Hayward
L-R Cpl George Taylor, L/Cpl Frank Anderson, Cpl Tom Hayward

 

Height 5′ 7 1/4″

TAYLOR, Corporal, GEORGE WILLIAM, WX8867, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 2 March 1945. Age 43. Husband of Lucy May Taylor, of Subiaco, Western Australia. Panel 18.

Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.

 

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
  • Lintang Officers Camp, Kuching - Sarawak
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