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James Revell PENNY

Regimental number3606
Place of birthMentone Victoria
AddressFlorence Street, Mentone, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary McKay, Florence Street, Mentone, Victoria
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name two spellings Revell and Renell
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3611 Pte Millard Thomas PENNY, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919; 6427 Pte William PENNY, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 22 September 1917.

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