Robert Macdonald TAYLOR

Poppy

TAYLOR, Robert Macdonald

Service Number: 417009
Enlisted: 8 November 1941
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 31 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Kingswood, South Australia, 20 June 1921
Home Town: Rose Park, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Timor, 19 May 1943, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide River Northern Territory Memorial, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Port Wakefield Roll of Honour WW2, Snowtown Memorial Hospital Honour Roll WW2
Show Relationships

World War 2 Service

8 Nov 1941: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 417009
8 Nov 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
8 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 31 Squadron (RAAF)
Date unknown: Involvement

Help us honour Robert Macdonald Taylor's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by David Barlow

RAAF Beaufighter aircraft A19-45 of Number 31 Squadron was shot down by anti-aircraft fire during an attack on Penfoie Aerodrome, Timor and both crewmen were KIA - commemorated on the Northern Territory Memorial to the Missing located at Adelaide River War Cemetery, NT are:

Sergeant Geoffrey Charles Cobern 5841 - Son of Cyril Walter and Florence Hyacinth Cobern & Husband of Agnes Elizabeth Cobern of Hobart, Tasmania

Flying Officer Robert MacDonald Taylor 417009 - Son of Robert Young Taylor and Bertha Taylor of Rose Park, SA

Read more...