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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. G N Taylor


Graham Neville Taylor was born on 23rd December 1912 and was working as an insurance clerk in Birmingham when he joined the RAFVR in April 1939 as an Airman u/t Observer.

Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training and joined 236 Squadron at Thorney Island on 21st July 1940.

He had married Margaret A Caines at Solihull in July 1939.

He made his first sortie from there on 3rd August 1940. His subsequent service is currently undocumented, he was commissioned in February 1941.

He was awarded the AFC (gazetted 14th June 1945) for service with 233 Squadron.

Taylor was released from the RAF in 1946 as a Flight Lieutenant.

He may have rejoined as he appears in the London Gazette as retiring again on 23rd December 1957.

Taylor died in June 1982 in Chichester.

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