William Benson Percy PENNEY

Regimental number2217
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBilliard marker
AddressCrawford Street, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Francis Penney, Crawford Street, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAubigny British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 3) (Somme), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Queanbeyan Cemetery, New South wales. Parents: Francis (d. 2 April 1932, aged 82; bu. Queanbeyan) and Martha PENNEY, Crawford Street, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal