Service Number: 2138
Enlisted: 11 August 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 30 January 1876
Home Town: Latrobe, Latrobe, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner (explosives expert)
Died: Tuberculosis, Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia, 11 February 1919, aged 43 years
Cemetery: East Devonport (St. Paul) Anglican Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Devonport Cenotaph, East Devonport St Paul's Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

11 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2138, 40th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tasmania
23 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2138, 40th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2138, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Melbourne

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Frederick PENNINGTON was born in Launceston, Tasmania on 30th January, 1876

His parents were William PENNINGTON & Ida Dyson SMITHIES who married in Tasmania on 9th July, 1868

He married Alice Selina (Lena) YOUNG on 24th May, 1896


His brother William PENNINGTON (SN2130) also served in WW1 in the 40th Infantry Battalion - he died in 1923 (no further details)