Leonard Hector Grant-Taylor (right)
John Robertson

Leonard Hector Grant-Taylor (right)

Leonard Hector Grant-Taylor
born 25.9.1891 Banffshire
educated Mount St Mary's School,Yorkshire
graduated Cambridge University (BA) (Sgt,OTC)
Army 1915-18
1 Cadet Bn Royal Fusiliers postwar (volunteer instructor)
lecturer,Home Office
physical training instructor
Pioneer Corps (Sgt) 1940
commissioned 8 Bn Q.O. Royal West Kent Regiment
SOE 1940 (Lt)
STS 22,Morar (adjutant and quartermaster)
STS 102,Haifa,Palestine (instructor)
SOE Liaison Officer with War Office February 1943 (Captain T/Major)
biography At Close Quarters:SOE Close Quarter Pistol Instructor Colonel Hector Grant-Taylor (David Armstrong) (2013)
married E. Rix interwar
settled Richmond,Surrey
died August 1950 Quetta,Pakistan
My father trained under this man in Italy at Taranto in 1943. Hos instruction saved my fathers life in 1944 when he had to enter a room and shoot dead 6 enemy soldiers who had come to capture him.

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