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William PENNY

Regimental number6427
Place of birthSandringham Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
AddressFlorence Street, Mentone, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary McKay, Florence Street, Montone, Victoria
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22-23 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSancturary Wood Cemetery (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 28), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Mary PENNY, 12 Florence Street, Mentone, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3606 Corporal James Revell PENNY MM, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919; 3611 Pte Millard Thomas PENNY, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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