Ernest Augustus Taylor

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Vice-Admiral SIR Ernest Augustus Taylor (17 April 1876 – 11 March 1971) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

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

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

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


He served as a member of Parliament between 1930 and 1950.

See Also


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Herbert A. Adam
Captain of H.M.S. Queen
25 May, 1916 – ?
Succeeded by
Trevor Eardley-Wilmot
Preceded by
Arthur A. M. Duff
Captain of H.M.S. Birmingham
14 Mar, 1917 – ?
Succeeded by
Alan J. Mackenzie-Grieve
Preceded by
Hugh L. P. Heard
Captain of H.M.S. Renown
14 Jan, 1919 – ?
Succeeded by
Hugh H. Rogers


  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.