Tanner, Donald

Regiment:  Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Force:  Canadian Army Service Corp

Donald Tanner was born in Mazenod, Saskatchewan, son of Victor Alfred (born in Peterborough, Ontario) and Dorothy Tanner.

Don moved to Grande Prairie with his family in 1928.  He had 3 siblings Dorothy (T. Bromley), Vera Isabel, born on September 2, 1915 (married Jack Soars in 1940), and Francis Victor, born April 1, 1921, who was also a World War II veteran.

Don’s mother Dorothy died on March 9, 1937, his father Victor died on March 26, 1967, his sister Vera died on October 1, 1995, and his brother Fran died March 27, 1984.

Source:  Fond 364 Francis Victor Tanner Fonds, surname file