Eric Horace Comber-Taylor
Location: St Peter’s Church, Twineham Lane, Twineham, West Sussex, RH17 5NR
Details on Cross
E H Comber Taylor
KILLED IN ACTION
IN MEMORY OF AN ONLY SON/ CAPTAIN ERIC HORACE COMBER-TAYLOR/ FLIGHT COMMANDER ROYAL AIR FORCE/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE JUNE 16TH 1918/ LOVED BY ALL FOR HIS GENTLENESS AND QUIET BRAVERY
© IWM (WMR-16776)
The propeller was the original grave marker, it was placed here by his father.
This memorial to Captain Eric Horace Comber-Taylor, RAF, stands in the porch of St. Peter’s Church, Twineham. He was killed in action on the 16th June 1918, and lies in Esquelbeco Military Cemetery, France.
COMBER-TAYLOR, ERIC HORACE
Date of Death: 16/06/1918
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force, 10th Sqdn. and General List
Grave Reference: III. B. 20.
Cemetery: ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Mr. W. O. and Mrs. I. E. Comber-Taylor, of “Furzelands,” Albourne, Hassocks, Sussex. Native of Brighton.
With thanks to Paul Reed for spotting the marker.