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Robert Joseph (Bobby) Taylor (1890–1952)

Robert Taylor, 1914

Robert Taylor, 1914

National Archives of Australia

Dr. Robert Joseph Taylor of Vaucluse, who died last week, was a director of the City Mutual Life Assurance Society Limited and an honorary physician at St. Vincent's Hospital and Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children.

Two brothers, Mr. J. G. Taylor (general secretary) and Mr. H. Taylor, are also connected with City Mutual. Another brother is Dr. George Taylor, of Brisbane. Dr. Taylor, who was 62 years of age, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Violet Taylor, two sons, Peter (Vaucluse) and Robert (Balgowlah), and three sisters, Mrs. J. B. Duhig (Brisbane), Mrs. M. Kearney (Killara) and Mrs. G. Murphy (Longueville). Dr. Taylor served overseas for four years in the First World War as a medical officer.

The Rev. Dr. C. Tierney, of St. Mary's Cathedral, celebrated Requiem Mass for the repose of his soul at the Cathedral, and the Rev. Father R. Darby, P.P. (Willoughby) officiated at the graveside in Northern Suburbs cemetery. — R.l.P.

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'Taylor, Robert Joseph (Bobby) (1890–1952)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 14 April 2024.

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Robert Taylor, 1914

Robert Taylor, 1914

National Archives of Australia

Life Summary [details]


26 April, 1890


19 August, 1952 (aged 62)
New South Wales, Australia

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