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Regimental number577
Date of birth5 April 1894
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Ardsley', Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Hugh Claude Pennefather, 'Ardsley', Bathurst, New South Wales
Previous military service41st Aus Infantry
Enlistment date31 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name30th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF56
Promotion date: 12 March 1916


Unit: INF56
Promotion date: 13 December 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 10 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 March 1964
Age at death70
Sources'Pastoral Review', 18 April 1964, p. 337

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