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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Tanner

In memory of:

Private Thomas Tanner

August 26, 1920

Military Service


Service Number:

79789

Age:

50

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

31st Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

September 16, 1869
Wiltshire, England

Enlistment:

November 24, 1914
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Thomas Tanner, of Wiltshire, England; husband of the late Selena Tanner, of Elgin, Nebraska, United States of America.

Commemorated on Page 554 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

45.14. 2.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 79789 Pvt. Thomas Tanner who served with the 31st Battn. C.E.F.
Born in Wiltshire England on Sept. 16th 1874. (Real D.O.B. Sept. 16 1869) He listed himself as a Widower. Thomas enlisted into the C.E.F. at Calgary Alberta on Nov. 24th 1914 listing his occupation as "Farmer" Thomas died at Vancouver BC on Aug. 26th 1920 at the age of 50.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC
  • Monument– Memorial cross in the section where 79789 Pvt. Thomas Tanner was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 79789 Pvt. Thomas Tanner was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC

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