Ernest PENNY

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PENNY, Ernest

Service Numbers: 965, 966
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Marlborough, England, 1893
Home Town: Narrogin, Narrogin, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: The Nek Cemetery, Anzac
Special Memorial No 3 INSCRIPTION THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Brookton District War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

26 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 965, 10th Light Horse Regiment
26 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 965, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
Date unknown: Involvement SN 966, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of William and Mary PENNY

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

CWGC show his Service Number as 966 and not 965. His attestatin record also shows 966.

He was 22 and the son of William and Mary Penny, of Alton Priors, Wiltshire, England.

Born at Clench Common, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England.