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Harry Ernest Houldsworth Taylor

Harry Ernest Houldsworth Taylor

Date of Birth

16 October, 1916

College

Borough Road College

Job(s)

Teacher, Alexandra JM, Hounslow

WW2 rank

Lieutenant

H.M.S. Nile., Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Theatre of war

Africa

Date of death

20 June, 1944

Location of death

Alexandria, Egypt

Buried/memorial

Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

Awards/Honours


Biography

Lieutenant Harry Ernest Houldsworth Taylor studied at Borough Road College from 1936 to 1938. White there he was an active member of the Musical Society, playing his violin at many college concerts. After graduation he became a teacher at Alexandra JM in Hounslow. During the war Lieutenant Taylor was assigned to the H.M.S. Nile, a Navel Shore Establishment in Alexandria, Egypt. It is not known how he died. Lieutenant Taylor is remembered at Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

Sources

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

B’s Hum 1937 and B’s Hum 1938, BRC Archives

Borough Road College 1936 Registry