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Regimental number1706
Place of birthZeehan Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDerby, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Pennington, Derby, Tasmania
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 28 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1860 Pte Cyril John PENNINGTON, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 March 1919.
Date of death2 September 1945
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery

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