TAYLOR, Gerald

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Army Ordnance Corps
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
7598084
Died : 
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Operations: 

Sergeant Gerald Taylor, HQ Reserve, died during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on Motor Launch ML 267. The launch was hit by enemy fire and sank. Eight of the 11 Commandos, and all bar 5 of the RN crew,  on board were killed.

Sources
CWGC.
St Nazaire Society website.
Storming St. Nazaire, author james Dorrian.

Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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