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    Default P/O Kenneth Samson TAYLOR 71 Sqn Killed 9 August 1941

    Please can some kind soul look up the death registration district for P/O Kenneth Samson TAYLOR of 71 Sqn Killed 9 August 1941 - I am 99.9% sure he was the pilot of Spitfire P8572 of 71 Sqn which Dived in Ground at near Ongar, Essex on the this date - But would like a double check!

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    Paul

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    Paul,
    Kenneth S Taylor aged 24, Registered Epping (4a 412) Q3 1941
    HTH
    Peter Davies

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    Peter Thanks Paul

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    Paul,
    TAYLOR was in my files also on P8572 although no serial number is listed by Allison in his 'They Shall Grow Not Old'. (Taylor was from Winnipeg, Manitoba).
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Henk

    Thanks - But I not sure about Winnipeg


    BTW

    Winnipeg Free Press August 14, 1941, Winnipeg, Manitoba

    Vancouver Aug 14 Pilot Officer Kenneth Samson Taylor member of the Royal Air Force was killed in a flying accident in Britain last Saturday last Saturday and was buried yesterday in England according to word re- by his father Dr R H Taylor of Vancouver. Pilot Officer Taylor graduated was graduated trom the University of Southern California in 1939. He was training as a flyer with the United States navy at Pensacola Florida when war broke out almost immediately for service with the ???

    The CWGC has Born in USA - As he was serving with US Navy - It could be that he was born in US, then lived in Canada and moved back-

    Paul
    Last edited by paulmcmillan; 29th October 2008 at 11:43.

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