Capt Rowallan Masson Taylor MC, Seaforth Highlanders

1892 Sep 5. Born Milton School House, Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland. His father is a teacher

1901 census at Moatvale, Twynholm, Kirkcudbrightshire

David Gribbins Taylor 34
Isabella A M Taylor 30
Rowallan Masson Taylor 8
Ada Costigans Taylor 7
Robert Grant Taylor 5
Cameron S Y Taylor 3
Cora J Masson 25

1915 Sep 7. Commissioned 2nd Lt in Seaforth Highlanders

1919 Aug 29. Relinquishes the acting rank of Capt on ceasing to command a company

1919 Oct 8. MC Gazetted.

1921 Dec 20 Gazetted out of army as Capt

1920 Aug 20. Joined ADRIC with service no 426. Posted to C Coy

1920 Sep 7. Promoted Platoon Commander. He was Intelligence Officer

1921 Mar 9. Promoted 2nd in Command C Coy

1921 Apr 8 Was attending the Assize Court at Macroom, and could not appear as a witness into the death of T/Cadet J L Griffiths - see Griffith Inquest

1921 May 28 Dublin Raids under DI RM Taylor

1921 May 28. Promoted Company Commander C Coy

1921 Jun 2 to 8 Jun "Special Leave"

1921 Jul 19 to 3 Aug on Leave

1921 Nov 5 Was a witness at Agnew/Mitchell compensation case

1922 Feb 2. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1926 Feb 24. The undermentioned Flying Officers are confirmed in their appointments in the Stores Branch and are granted permanent commissions in this rank . Rowallan Masson TAYLOR , M.C

1933 Mar 31. Leaves UK for Iraq. He is a Flight Lt in RAF

1943 Jan He is on Air Force list as a Wing Commander

1947 May 7 Retires as Wing Commander

1969 Jan 20 Died. Buried at Breakspear Crematorium Ruislip London Borough of Hillingdon.

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