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Francis Robert PENNY

Regimental number806
Place of birthHughenden, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressHughenden, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Penny, Hughenden, Queensland
Enlistment date30 December 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2265
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (PLot III, Row B, Grave No. 23), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jane PENNY. Native of Hughenden, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PENNY Francis Robert

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