CHIEF OFFICER (Supply) MIKE TAYLOR – Crossed the Bar

Crossed the Bar

It is with the greatest sadness that I have to report that Chief Officer Supply Mike Taylor (aged 77) passed away on the 2nd of May after a lengthy stay in hospital.  His last ship was Fort Rosalie from which he retired in 2000.  The funeral will be in Woodley near Reading.  The Funeral Directors are A B Walker (contact Ken) and it has been provisionally booked for the 19th May.  Full details will be posted when confirmed.  His widow and daughter Nikki would welcome the attendance of any of his colleagues.  The Solent Branch will supply a coffin drape.


The funeral has now been confirmed for the 23rd of May @ 11:30 at The South Chapel, Reading Crematorium, Henley Road Cemetery, All Hallows Road, Caversham, RG4 5LP.  The funeral will also be available on Webcam for those who cannot attend.  Contact the funeral director for details on 0118 957 3650.