William Hepburn Hamilton Taylor


This seems to be the man. There is no record of him actually getting a commission in WW1

1900 May 24. Born Dublin William Hepburn H Taylor. Son of a Dublin Surgeon

1911 Census at Fitzwilliam Sq, Dublin

He does not appear to have been commissioned

1921 Mar 28 Joined ADRIC with service no 1865 . Posted to P Coy. Joined in Ireland

1921 Apr 2. Posted to Q Coy

1922 Jan. Appears to still be serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Jul 24. Leaves UK for Canada. He is an Engineer

1937 Dec 31. Arrives UK from S Africa. Address given as Donnybrook, Dublin. He has been living in S Africa, intends living in England, and is an Engineer

1941 Nov 27. The undermentioned to be 2nd Lts. : — William Hamilton Hepburn TAYLOR (230418)

1948 Mar 26 Promoted Major

1949. Sep 12. Declartion of British Nationality. Cert at TNA.

1952 May 1. W. H. H. TAYLOR (230418) from Active List, to be Maj., retaining his present seniority, and is granted the hon. rank of Lt.-Col. Royal Army Ordnance Corps

1961 May 30. Died Dublin