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Fenton Rockwell DENNEY

Regimental number257
Place of birthPenguin, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationConfectioner
AddressKing Island, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, F.S. Denney, King Island, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


For conspicuous gallantry in action bombing up a trench in the attack on Malt Trench North of Warlencourt.
Recommendation date: 11 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Medals

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action in the attack on MALT TRENCH, north of WARLENCOURT, on the night 1st/2nd March, 1917. In company with Corporal LEE, he bombed up the trench and connected with the company on his left. Seven prisoners were captured.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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