John Young PENGELLEY

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PENGELLEY, John Young

Service Number: 2152
Enlisted: 10 March 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Crystal Brook, South Australia, 19 December 1890
Home Town: Yabmana, Franklin Harbour, South Australia
Schooling: Crystal Brook Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cowell Men from Franklin Harbour WW1 Roll of Honour, Cowell War Memorial, Kimba Men Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

10 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2152, Keswick, South Australia
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2152, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2152, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
1 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2152, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Meningie, SA

Son of John Pengelley and Emily Mary Pengelley nee Young of Meningie S.A. formerly of Crystal Brook and Kadina,  S.A.. Brother of Dorothy Emma Pengelley, Edith Maud Pengelley, Ruby Stella Emilie Pengelley, Marjorie Pengelley, Arthur Knight Pengelley and Sidney Claude Pengelley

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal