Biography of James Taylor - First Lt.Viewers able to provide more information (stories or photos) are asked to contact Dan Delong.
Extracted from the photo of the Crew of the Nene on deck taken March 1945
Photo from the book "NENE LIVES The Story of H.M.C.S. Nene & her Crew" - 1993
The following was discovered by Ken Riley re:
TAYLOR, James, Lieutenant - Mention in Dispatches -
RCNVR / HMCS Nene Awarded as per Canada Gazette of 6 January 1945 and London Gazette of 1 January 1945.
Home: Montreal, Quebec.
HMCS Nene was a River Class
Frigate (K270) and HMCS New Waterford was also
TAYLOR. James, 0-72020, S/Lt (Temp) [1.5.41] RCNVR
"This Officer has served for considerable time in HMC corvettes in the Mid-Ocean escort force. Since becoming Executive Officer of Frigates HMCS New Waterford and HMCS Nene, he has shown such outstanding zeal, energy and cheerfulness that he has, under trying circumstances, made a high contribution to the excellent morale prevailing in those ships."
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