Tanner, James George: Service no. 928986

Digitized Service Record

Source: 153rd Wellington web site.


“Trade listed as Student. DOB 19-9-98, born Mount Forest. 5 foot 7 inches. Blue eyes, brown hair. Weslyan. NOK James Tanner, father. Alice Tanner, mother. Enlisted Mt Forest 28-11-16 age 18 years). Enlistment noted 7-12-16 edition Orangeville Banner. On 153rd Battalion Nominal Roll 9-12-17. Embarked with 153rd Halifax N.S. SS Olympic 29-4-17. Arrived Liverpool 7-5-17. Assigned 25th Reserve for Training and Administration. Taken on Strength 18th Battalion 5-6-18. Hospitalized influenza 17-12-18. Returned to Canada aboard SS Belgic arrived Halifax, N.S. 1-3-19. Demobilized London 25-3-19. US Naturalization, became US citizen 20-1-32, Chicago, Ill. US Social Security Death Index, died 30-4-79 Bradenton, Florida.
File: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9497 – 31, courtesy Library & Archives Canada.”

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