TAYLOR, Erroll Perth

Known as: 
Fred
Rank: 
Warrant Officer Class 2
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PO23059X
Born: 
Sunday, January 19, 1947
Died : 
Monday, December 12, 1988
Died in service
Age: 
41
Warrant Officer 2  Erroll Taylor, attached at the time to the RM Holborn careers office, was one of the 35 fatalities resulting from the Clapham Train crash. He had previously served 22 years on active service with the Royal Marines and was married with sons aged 14 and 11.
 
Sources:
AFM ROH
Navy News issue Jan 1989, p32.
Investigation into the Clapham Junction Railway Accident led by Anthony Hidden QC ( page 172 of the report)
 
[Notes on crash: Two commuter trains, carrying an estimated 1,300 passengers between them, collided just outside the station. A third empty train later ran into the wreckage killing some passengers who had survived the first crash.]
 

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