Charles William TANZER

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TANZER, Charles William

Service Number: 3386
Enlisted: 26 April 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: No 4th Tunnelling Company - Headquarters No 1
Born: St Peters, NSW, 1890
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Letter Sorter North Sydney Post Office
Died: Died of wounds, France, 3 June 1918
Cemetery: Querrieu British Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mosman "With the Colors" Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

26 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3386, No 4th Tunnelling Company - Headquarters No 1
22 May 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 3386, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
22 May 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 3386, No 4th Tunnelling Company - Headquarters No 1
22 May 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 3386, No 4th Tunnelling Company - Headquarters No 1, HMAT Warilda, Sydney
3 Jun 1918: Involvement Private, SN 3386

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Louis and Matilde TANZER

News has been received that Sapper C W Tanzer, son of Mrs M Tanzer Esther Road Balmoral, Mosman, died of wounds received in France on June 3, after 2 years service. He was severely wounded in April 1917 and after many weeks in hospital returned to his company. He was attached to the North Sydney post office as a letter sorter. Two brothers are on active service.