Captain Percy Albert Taylor, Age 31, No.265315, Officer Commanding, D Troop Airlanding Light Regiment, Royal Artillery

Percy Albert "Buck" Taylor (P. Reinders)
Percy Albert "Buck" Taylor (P. Reinders)

Arnhem

 

 

Percy Albert Tayor was the son of Charles Henry and Beatrice Annie Taylor from East Kirby. Husband of Nancy Taylor of Cambridge.

 

He was wounded when he got a jeep and went up to D Troop area to get the wounded men out. He himself was wounded but when he went back to help more and whilst he was putting Sergeant Fletcher in his jeep he was hit again. He was brought to the Dennenoord house which was used by 1st Battalion the Border Regiment as Regimental Aid Post, where he died of his wounds.

 

 


2019 Oosterbeek 1st Airlanding Light Regiment situation
2019 Oosterbeek 1st Airlanding Light Regiment situation

Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Oosterbeek, Grave 6.A.5
Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Oosterbeek, Grave 6.A.5

Case

Case forwarded in April 2007

Used sources:

 

War Dairy

 

Publications:

Battle of Arnhem September 1944, Roll of Honour.

 

 Website Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery.nl

 

Persons:

Mr K.Borley

Mr P.M Dyer

Mr R.W. Gibbs

Mr J.F. Jones

Mr E.W. Mills

 


Outcome

Case out come: September 2009.