George Tanner

Memorial: Patchway

Regiment: Dorsetshire Regiment

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

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

Age: 37

Further information:

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.