Penn Simon YATES

Regimental number30542
Date of birth16 November 1899
Place of birthKorumburra Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressNorth Fumina via Moe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J A Yates, North Fumina via Moe, Victoria
Enlistment date18 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 14, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/41/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 19832 Gunner James YATES, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919; 25836 Sergeant Leslie YATES MM, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 March 1978
Age at death78