|Address||145 Palmer Street, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, Walter Grieve Penman, Dibden, Hythe near Southampton, England|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Divisional Signal Company|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'For conspicuous gallantry as a runner in repeatly traversing the enemy barrage near Bullecourt with messages and orders.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry as runners in repeatedly traversing the enemy barrage near BULLECOURT on 3rd May 1917 with messages and orders. They [PENMAN and 4670 A. CARROLL] were of very great value in passing orders down the line in the captured trenches and in securing reliable inforamation as to the progress of the action.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal