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James Albert Taylor


Taylor, James Albert, River Herbert, Nova Scotia. Military Service: Lance Corporal, North Nova Scotia Highlanders, died after wounds from machine-pistol shot on 7 June 1944 at road between Buron and Authie in spontaneous battlefield vengeance by an SS trooper, 11th. Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Panzer Regiment, 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth”, commanded of Colonel Karl-Heinz Milius. For further information, see PRU, File 42-69335 and Conduct Unbecoming, 62.

Additional Biographical Information: See Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Cintheaux, France. Grave Reference: VI.H.12.