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Edmond Grant PENTON

Regimental number1718
Place of birthEdithburgh South Australia
AddressWoorooka, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Francis Madiline Penton, Woorooka Yp, South Australia
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialRidge Wood Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 6), Voormezeele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Frances PENTON, Warooka, York Peninsula, South Australia. Native of Edithbugh, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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