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Albert James Tanner

In memory of:

Private Albert James Tanner

September 25, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

6619

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

July 11, 1894
Chippenham, England

Enlistment:

September 20, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of James and Ann Tanner, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

Commemorated on Page 171 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. E. 14.

Location:

Puchevillers is a village about 19 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY is a little west of the village. The first Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost is situated by the church in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Private ALBERT JAMES TANNER is commemorated on this panel of the war memorial in Stratford, Ontario.  He died on September 25, 1916 and is buried at PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France.
  • Attestation papers– Attestation Paper 1
Source:  Library and Archives Canada, Soldiers of the First World War - CEF
  • Attestation papers– Attestation Paper 2
Source:  Library and Archives Canada, Soldiers of the First World War - CEF

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