Frederick PENNINGTON

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PENNINGTON, Frederick

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

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

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Biography

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

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