Reginald Percy Tanner DSC, RN

Born  10 Apr 1904
Died  22 May 1941(37)HMS Gloucester

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15 Nov 1925 S.Lt.
15 Feb 1927 Lt.
15 Feb 1935 Lt.Cdr.
30 Jun 1940 Cdr.


11 Sep 1940 DSC

Warship Commands listed for Reginald Percy Tanner, RN

HMS Gloucester (62)Cdr.Light cruiser8 Jul 194016 Jul 1940

Career information

Was gunnery officer on board HMS Gloucester on 8 July 1940 when the Captain and First Officer were killed by an Italian bomb exploding on the compass platform. Took over command as senior surviving officer on board.

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