Kenneth E. Taylor was born on December 10, 1932 and graduated from Barnstable High School in 1950. He enlisted in the United States Navy in September of 1950 and went to the Newport Training Center. After training he was assigned to USS Palau an escort carrier as Petty Officer 2nd Class. On October 18, 1952 an accident happened aboard an aircraft carrier which resulted in Petty Officer Taylor’s death. He was brought back home for burial at Oak Grove cemetery in Hyannis, Massachusetts. A service was held for him at the Hyannis Baptist Church and military rites were held by the Barnstable American Legion Post and the VFW Chapter. The memorial is located at the intersection of Center and Main Street in Hyannis.
Organization Responsible for Installation:
The Town of Barnstable
Memorial War Era(s):
Center Street and Main Street Hyannis, MA 02601
Published on May 12, 2020