Arthur Harold PENNEY

Regimental number2383
Place of birthMclaren Vale, South Australia
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.4
Height5' 6.25"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Penny, McLaren Vale, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 78th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date9 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Durham', 22 May 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 16 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 9 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 May 1977
Age at death85
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, PENNEY Arthur Harold