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Revision as of 11:08, 16 August 2020

Vice-Admiral (retired) SIR Ernest Augustus Taylor, K.C.M.G., M.V.O., R.N. (17 April, 1876 – 11 March, 1971) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Taylor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 31 December, 1907.

Taylor was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1907.[1]

Taylor received the Royal Humane Society Silver Medal for rescuing W. T. Tom[illeg] on 25 May 1909.

Taylor was promoted to the rank of Captain on 31 December, 1913.

Taylor was appointed in command of the battleship Queen on 25 May, 1916.[2]

Taylor was appointed command of the light cruiser Birmingham on 14 March, 1917.[3]

Taylor was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 September, 1924 and placed on the Retired List on 2 September, 1924.

Taylor was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral (retired) on 31 July, 1929. He served as a member of Parliament between 1930 and 1950.

World War II

Taylor was reverted to the Retired List on 25 December, 1944.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Hugh P. E. T. Williams
Assistant to the Director of Naval Ordnance
5 Oct, 1911 – 22 Jun, 1912
Succeeded by
Andrew L. Strange
Preceded by
Philip H. Colomb
Flag Captain at the Nore
1 Jan, 1915[4] – May, 1916[Inference]
Succeeded by
William Bowden-Smith
Preceded by
Herbert A. Adam
Captain of H.M.S. Queen
25 May, 1916[5] – Feb, 1917
Succeeded by
Trevor Eardley-Wilmot
Preceded by
Halton S. Lecky
Captain of H.M.S. Birmingham
14 Mar, 1917[6] – 13 Jan, 1919
Succeeded by
Alan J. Mackenzie-Grieve
Preceded by
Arthur W. Craig
Captain of H.M.S. Renown
14 Jan, 1919[7] – 2 Aug, 1921
Succeeded by
Herbert Meade
Preceded by
Charles B. Miller
In Command of the Coastguard, Plymouth Area
5 May, 1922
Succeeded by
?

Footnotes

  1. The London Gazette: no. 28096. p. 34. 3 January, 1908.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 397e.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 741.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396j.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 397e.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 741.
  7. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 891.