Gideon Maurice PENNY

Badge Number: S26433, Sub Branch: Victor Habour

PENNY, Gideon Maurice

Service Number: 12216
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 6th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Circumstances of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
WA Norman Chapel
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Kaniva District Pictorial Honour Roll, Kaniva Serviceton Roll of Honor, Murray Bridge Roll of Honour WW1, Sedan Institute Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

28 Jan 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 12216, 6th Field Artillery Brigade
28 Jan 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 12216, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Sergeant, SN 12216
Date unknown: Wounded SN 12216

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Born at Serviceton in 1894, Maurice worked as an Engine Cleaner in Serviceton for SA Railways prior to enlisting for service during WWI on 4 September 1915 in Adelaide. Maurice was Stationmaster at Sedan for many years before transferring to Victor Harbor in 1944.