Grave marker of Trooper J A Taylor, 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), Termoli, Italy, 1943
Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, Italy, 1943.
Trooper Joseph Alan Taylor was killed when his Sherman tank was knocked out on the heights overlooking Termoli on 6 October 1943. He was aged 20, and he was buried alongside his comrade, Corporal David 'Bebe' Daniels, aged 22. The tank's commander, Corporal Michael Carter, later died of his wounds, also aged just 20. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records Carter's burial at the Bari War Cemetery. Taylor is buried at the Sangro River War Cemetery and Daniels is commemorated on the Cassino Memorial.
From an album containing 242 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
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