Taylor, Ernest Henry


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.

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.


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