George Francis Taylor MC

Numeric Register has a AC Taylor MC in London Regt, who joined A Coy 14 Jun 1921. Could be CF/GF Taylor as that is in Leave Book as joining A Coy on 14 Jun. It is difficult to work out if this is the same man. The balance of probability is that it is. It is a GF Taylor who joined Palestine Gendarmerie

The 1901 census is within a few miles of his MIC but does not necessarily connect

1883 Born

1891 census at Whittington, Chesterfield, Derbys. The step father was a coal miner

1901 census at Whittington, Chesterfield, Derbys.

1917 Nov 28. Commissioned 2nd Lt

1919 Jan 31. MC Gazetted. 2nd Lt. George Francis Taylor, 11t h Bn, Lond. R., attd. l/23rd Bn. For conspicuous gallantry and ability during operations east of Maurepas from the 30th August to the 4th September, 1918 when he repeatedly reconnoitred advanced positions under heavy shell and machine-gun fire to ascertain the situation. The information he collected and promptly communicated to brigade headquarters was most valuable

1921 Nov 18 Gazetted out of army as Lt

1921 Jun 14 Joined ADRIC with service no 2056. Posted to A Coy

Fined £3 and £1 by Coy Commander

1922 Jan Appears to still be serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 25. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Sergeant