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Taylor, Donald David Mackenzie (Corporal)

Killed in Action 1944-November-07

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Birth Date: 1944-November-07 (age 0)

Son of James and Mary Mackenzie Taylor, of Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Home: Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Service
RCAF
Unit
1 BSU- Base Service Unit
Rank
Corporal
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
radar mechanic
Service Numbers
R/132142
1 BSU. Transport ship LST 420, from Tilbury, Essex, England, hit an enemy mine and sank whilst entering the harbour at Ostende. F/O H.D. Durrant, Sgts W.J. Marshall, A.E. Cooper, and LAC N.F. Ready were also killed. 219 other servicemen, not Canadians, missing believed killed.

Canada Source Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Find-A-Grave.com Finadagrave.com

Canada Primary Source Library and Archives Canada Service Files (may not exist)

Home
Google MapSwift Current, Saskatchewan
Burial
Google MapOostende New Communal Cemetery
Plot 9 Row 7 Grave 19

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