Little is known about McKean D. Taylor. He was an enrolled
member of the Uintah and Ouray Ute Tribe, born in Colorado, and a resident of La
Plata County, Colorado when he entered the United States Army.
He was only 17 years old when he died. The location and cause of his death is
unknown. He was given an official death classification as
“Killed in Action”. His remains were repatriated and re-interred
in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 11, 1949.