Herb was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 2, 1933. At the age of 5 his family moved to Parry Sound, Ontario. He began his career as a Merchant Mariner on the Great Lakes and later joined the Canadian Armed Forces where he served for 25 years with the Princess Patricia‘s Canadian Light Infantry as a professional soldier. Herb served as a peacekeeper in Korea, Japan, Germany, Cyprus, Egypt, Norway, and England. He was decorated many times including a medal from the Korean Consulate General. In Lethbridge Herb was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion for many years and served as the Branch Sergeant-At-Arms. Herb passed away on Nov 15, 2020, his wife Shirley passed away in 2011 and his oldest daughter Deborah in 1987. Herb & Shirley had 3 children, 7 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Herb‘s daughter Terri Schellenberg, resides in Lethbridge and his son, Herbert Taylor Jr. lives in Red Deer.
2024 Banner Application Deadline
Banner applications for 2023 are closed. Applications for 2024 are now being accepted. They must be received no later than June 30th, 2024. Only 90 additional (over and above the 2023 banners) will be displayed in the lead up to the 2024 Remembrance Day so sponsorships will again be available on a first come first served basis.