LEST WE FORGET 

Captain Percy Valentine TANNER

From Australia serving in the Royal Flying Corps

Service No: Not Assigned
Born: 14 February 1888, Location unavailable
Unit: 79th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, based at Champien, France
Died: Air Operations, France, 27 March 1918, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Brother of Albert F Tanner, of 59 Davis Street, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Remembered: Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 27 March 1918, Captain Tanner, flying Sopwith Dolphin aircraft C4050, went missing during an offensive patrol.

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book 1/969 page 114, 277932

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