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Samuel Joseph TANNER

Regimental number3005
Place of birthOwen's Gap, Scone, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Scone, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressScone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Tanner, Scone, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date8 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth Jane TANNER, Satur, Scone, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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