Christopher Sydney PENTILLA


PENTILLA, Christopher Sydney

Service Number: 2540
Enlisted: 22 May 1915, Enlisted at Southern Cross, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Southern Cross, Yilgarn, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Electrician
Died: Illness (Enteric fever), General Hospital, Gibraltar, 8 October 1915
Cemetery: Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery
Row A, Grave 3138 Headstone inscription reads: Not gone from memory nor from love gone to our Father's home above
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial, Northam Fallen
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World War 1 Service

22 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2540, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Southern Cross, WA
18 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2540, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2540, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Chilka, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Southern Cross, WA

Son of Christopher and Mary Ann Pentilla of Wellington Street, Northam, WA. Also known as Mary Ann Maher

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