Russell Fox Taylor

Russell Fox Taylor

Birth
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 12 Jul 1991 (aged 85)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 76018715 · View Source
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World War II Army Veteran
38th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized), Troop C
-Earned a Purple Heart with an Oak Leaf Cluster
-4 Bronze Stars
-Participated in the liberation of France (his squadron was the first to enter Paris during their liberation)
-Participated in the liberation of Belgium
Russell was wounded twice during the European Theatre. The second time, which took him out of battle, was just 1 1/2 months prior to VE-Day.

Russell's squadron received the Presidential Citation for their valiant stand against the enemy at Monschua (Battle of the Bulge).

"And let us, in remembrance of our comrads who have made the supreme sacrifice, give thanks to Him that we still live to fight for and win the lasting peace for which they died."
-Russell Taylor


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  • Created by: S. Frost
  • Added: 5 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76018715
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Russell Fox Taylor (18 Nov 1905–12 Jul 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76018715, citing Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by S. Frost (contributor 47600587) .