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.|
Warship Commands listed for Reginald Percy Tanner, RN
|HMS Gloucester (62)||Cdr.||Light cruiser||8 Jul 1940||16 Jul 1940|
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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