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Raymond Charles Tanner

Portrait of Bob Tanner, W36360 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Kaye Davis 2784. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Bob Tanner, W36360 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Kaye Davis 2784. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Tanner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya W36360 AWMM
    • Malaya 36360 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya W36360 AWMM
    • Malaya 36360 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the 1186 RSA.

    Photo of 2Lt R.C. Tanner in The Officers, 2nd Battalion The New Zealand Regiment (Taiping, Malaya 1960). Source: The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Journal (1983)

    Photo of Lt R.C. Tanner in The Officers, 2nd Battalion The New Zealand Regiment (Malaya 1961). Source: The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment Journal (1983) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    21 March 2017 Manawatu Standard 23/3/17
    Age 83 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM
    • Overseas postings and forces - New Zealand Force for Malaya Far East land forces - Officers, 1957-1971, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AD-W6W2564 36 part 3. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll 2NZ Regiment 1959-1961. Kindly provided by Alan (Archie) Dawson February 2021. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • Fry, P., & New Zealand. Army. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment. Battalion, 1st. (1983). The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment : Journal / [P.J. Fry, editor] (25th anniversary commemorative ed.). Singapore: The Regiment. AWMM

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