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Arthur Basil TANNER

Regimental number393
Place of birthCobar, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Hill End, Bathurst, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
AddressParkes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Tanner, Parkes, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 14 August 1914 aged 18.
FateDied of wounds 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A1, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Hill End/Tambaroora Catholic Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Ada M. KEARINS (formerly TANNER), Kildary Parkes, New South Wales and the late William Thomas TANNER. Native of Hill End, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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