In Memory Of

TAYLOR, RUPERT WILLIAM

Service Details
Age:
27
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Rank:
Lieutenant
Regiment:
Military Intelligence
Date of Death:
1922-03-10
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, during Rand Revolt, shot by Herbert Hull and David Lewis
Commemoration
Cemetery:
PRETORIA (REBECCA STREET) CEMETERY
Localitly:
Gauteng
Country:
South Africa
Additional Information
Decorations:
M C
Citations:
LG Sup 17 April 1917 - "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed great courage on several occasions in getting his men and mules through heavy shell fire. He set a splendid example to his men throughout under the most difficult circumstances."
Son of William Twentyman Taylor. In Samuel Alfred (Taffy) LONG's biographical entry in the New Dictionary of South African Biography, Vol. 1, it states that he was hanged on 17 November 1922, at the Central Prison in Pretoria, together with Herbert HULL and David LEWIS. Hull and Lewis were sentenced for the murder of Lt. Rupert William TAYLOR.