Bede PENNA

Badge Number: S11714, Sub Branch: WIRRULLA
S11714

PENNA, Bede

Service Numbers: 3179, S70719
Enlisted: 19 December 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th (SA) Battalion VDC
Born: Port Augusta, South Australia, 30 October 1895
Home Town: Petina, Streaky Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Wirrulla, South Australia, 17 December 1970, aged 75 years
Cemetery: Wirrulla Cemetery, S.A.
Memorials: Adelaide Scots Church WW1 Honour Board, Streaky Bay War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

19 Dec 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3179, Adelaide, South Australia
20 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3179, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, RMS Morea, Melbourne
20 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3179, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Nov 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 3179, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations, GSW (face and left arm)
16 Apr 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 3179, 3rd Light Horse Regiment

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, SN S70719
24 Jul 1942: Discharged Private, SN S70719, 5th (SA) Battalion VDC
Date unknown: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN S70719

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