Regiment: Dorsetshire Regiment
Rank and number: Private 19752 (formerly 21500 Royal Berkshire Regiment)
Parents: William James and Eliza Ann (Nee Allen) Tanner
Marital status: Single
Home address: Home Address: Highwood Lane, Charlton, Patchway Lived: 1901 Census – Calicroft Lodge, Patchway
Pre-war occupation: General Labourer
Date of birth: 1881
Date of death: 06/09/1918
Buried/Commemorated at: Assevillers New British Cemetery, France
George was born in 1881 (3rd Quarter) Baptised in Northwick, Near Pilning, 21 August 1881.
On the 1911 Census, George then aged 29 was still living with his parent in Highwood Lane, Charlton. At the time of the Census there were four more living children of George senior and Eliza, but none of them were still living at home. George's father William died in 1916, and after the war his mother Eliza was living in Eastville, Bristol.
George served with the 6th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment and was Killed in Action on 6/09/1918
By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):
Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.