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Maurice James PENSON

Regimental number180
Place of birthIdbury, Oxon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTenterfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Albert Penson, Old Prospect Road, Wentworthville, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 22 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 18 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 350), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary PENSON, Old Prospect Road, Wentworthville, New South Wales

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