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Clifford Gordon Hartley Wm PENNEY

Regimental number159
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
Address19 Henley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sara Elizabeth Penny, 19 Henley Beach, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 June 1953

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