Taylor, Ernest Henry

Dates:

War Service:
ERNEST HENRY TAYLOR died on 6 April 1947, aged 32. He had previously served in the Merchant Navy as a fireman in the SS Lesto.

Location of Memorial:
He is buried in Brockley cemetery, where his name is recorded on the screen wall listing those whose graves have no headstone.

Details:
He was the son of James and Margaret Taylor of New Cross. The SS Lesto was a collier/coaster built in 1918 for the Pelton Steamship Co. Having survived World War 2 convoy duty she was broken up in 1954.

Source:

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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