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[4]
Succeeded by
Algernon W. Heneage
Preceded by
Arthur A. M. Duff
Captain of H.M.S. Birmingham
14 Mar, 1917[5]
Succeeded by
Alan J. Mackenzie-Grieve
Preceded by
Hugh L. P. Heard
Captain of H.M.S. Renown
14 Jan, 1919[6]
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.
  4. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 397e.
  5. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 741.
  6. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 891.