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Regimental number3098
Place of birthBowdon, Cheshire, England
AddressGillimanning via Cuballing, Great Southern Railway, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinBrother, John Gilbert Pennington, Wickepin PO, Wickepin, Great Southern Railway, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3093
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave NO. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Johathan and Elizabeth PENNINGTON

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