|Rank||Corporal U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||September 2 1950|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Taylor was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Republic of Korea War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.
Corporal Taylor was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy near Pohang-dong, South Korea on September 2, 1950 and died of those wounds later that day.