Ilo Taylor - 1st Lieutenant

Rank: 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 25, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Storm Lake, Iowa
Gold Star Hall - Wall Location: West Wall (Middle Panel)


First Lieutenant Ilo Ivan Taylor received his Bachelor's of Science degree in Chemical Engineering at Iowa State in 1917. He was from Storm Lake, Iowa - the son of Mrs. Sarah Taylor.

Born April 28, 1885.  Enl. April, 1917, in Lieut. 350th Regt. Engrs. Reserve Corps.  Trained:  Ft. Leavenworth one month; special training in New York and Washington. D. C; to Camp Lee.  Commissioned July, 1917, in charge of Engineer Sub-Depot No. 409; in First Officers' Training Camp, entered from Purdue Univ.  Died following apparently minor operation on nose of cerebral meningitis at Base Hosp. Camp Lee on January 25, 1918.  Buried at Petersburg, Va., in Blaudford Cemetery.