|Place of birth||Launceston, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||42|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Alice S. Pennington, Devonport, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Claremont, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/57/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||40th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Date of death|
|Age at death from cemetery records||46|
|Place of burial||Devonport (St. Paul's) Cemetery (Portion Church of England), Tasmania|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Lila PENNINGTON; husband of Alice PENNINGTON. Native of Launceston. Tasmania. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Launceston, TAS.|
War service: England.
Embarked Melbourne, 23 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 December 1916; marched into 10th Training Bn, 10 December 1916.
Admitted to Fargo Military Hospital, 28 December 1916 (bronchitis); discharged, 2 January 1917.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 10 April 1917.
Admitted to Monte Video Hospital, 14 April 1917 (tuberculosis).
Reported absent, 20 April 1917; returned, 21 April 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 21 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 18 September 1917; discharged Perth, 13 November 1917.
Medal: British War Medal.Died Latrobe Hospital, 11 February 1919 (phthisis).
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PENNINGTON Frederick|