was born on 5th August 1893 and was the son of Henry Taylor and Sarah Taylor nee Graham. The birth was registered in the Kilrea sub-district of Coleraine district.
In 1901 and 1911, the family lived in house 15, Drumane, Hervey Hill, Co. Londonderry.
Robert enlisted into the South Irish Horse with Service Number 1190 and later attained the rank of Acting Corporal.
His first theatre of war is recorded as France from 14th April 1915.
Robert later transferred to the Military Mounted Police with Service Number P/4818.
Robert was awarded the 1915 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.
Taylor retired on 30th November 1962 as Managing Director and continued on as a Director.