King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Survey of the Papers of Senior UK Defence Personnel, 1900-1975

TAYLOR, Sir Allan (Macnab) (born 1919), Lieutenant General

Service biography
Joined Territorial Army 1938; World War II 1939-1945; commissioned, Royal Armoured Corps 1940; Troop Leader, 10 Royal Tank Regt 1940; Sqn Leader, 7 Royal Tank Regt 1942; 6 Royal Tank Regt 1946; Staff College 1948; General Staff Officer Grade 2, 56 London Armoured Div (Territorial Army) 1949-1951; Bde Maj, 20 Armoured Bde 1952-1954; Instructor, Staff College Camberley 1954-1957; Sqn Leader, 1 Royal Tank Regt 1957; second in command in charge of 5 Royal Tank Regt 1959; Commanding Officer, 5 Royal Tank Regt 1960; Commanding Officer, 3 Royal Tank Regt 1961; Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General, 1 Div 1962; Commandant, Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School 1963; Commander, Berlin Bde, Germany 1964; Imperial Defence College 1967; Commander, 1 Div 1968; Commandant, Staff College Camberley 1969-1972; General Officer Commanding South East District 1972; Deputy Commander-in-Chief, UK Land Forces 1973-1976; retired 1976

Taylor informed LHCMA in 1992 that he had no papers No other papers have been traced


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