Name: Ernest Fredrick Penny

 

Birth Date: 1891 Where: England
Died: 5th December, 1918 Where: Le Cateau, France
Place of Enlistment: Rockhampton, Queensland Age: 23
Serial Number: 540 Battalion: 26th
Rank on Enlistment: Private Rank on Discharge/Death: Private

Awards: 1914 - 15 Star, British War Medal 1914 - 1920, Victory Medal,

 

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8 April

1915                      Enlisted

9 June

1915                      Embarked from Australia

August

1915                      Embarked Egypt

10 Sept. – 12 Dec.

1915                      Gallipoli

21 March

1916                      France

6/7 June

1916                      Trench Raid

29 July – 27 Aug.

1916                      Pozieres (Sausage Valley)

4 August

1916                      Pozieres

6 September

1916                      Belgium

23 September

1916                      Transferred Divisional Supply Company, France

12 March

1918                      Transferred Divisional Motor Transport Coy., France

28 September

1918                      Appointed Driver

11 November

1918                      Armistice

23 November

1918                      To hospital

5 December

1918                      Died of Disease (Bronchial Pneumonia)

 

 

 

 

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