registered for the draft ca. 1942 and was inducted into service on 27 March
1943 at Fort Hayes, Columbus, OH.
Pvt Taylor was transferred from Hq 82nd Airborne Division,
Leicester, England to Service Company, 508th PIR on 18 September 1944.
He was transferred to Company G on 8 January 1945.
On 31 January Pvt Taylor was listed as a non-combat casualty
and evacuated. He returned to the company on 31 January.
Pfc Taylor was discharged on 18 December 1945. His
military decorations include the Combat Infantryman badge awarded for action
during the campaign, 18 Dec 1944 to 20 Feb 1945.
Samuel died on 22 March 1979 and is buried in Pine Grove
Cemetery, Preston county, WV.