We remember Victor Penney

We remember Victor Penney

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Stanton Drew, Somerset United Kingdom Source:9277350 13th August 1895
1901
dates Age 5 Source:9277352 31st March 1901
1901
location House in Field, Stock Hill, Parish of Christ Church, Downside, Somerset United Kingdom parents address Source:9277352 31st March 1901
1901
education General education until aged 13 Chilcompton School Chilcompton, Somerset United Kingdom Source:9277382 1901 - 1908
1911
dates Age 15 Source:9277357 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Coal Hewer below ground Writhlington Collieries Co Ltd Writhlington, Somerset United Kingdom Source:9277357 2nd April 1911
1911
location Church Road, Writhlington, Radstock, Somerset United Kingdom parents address Source:9277357 2nd April 1911
1915
enlistment Somerset United Kingdom Source:9277382 29th May 1915
1915
service British Army Private 4287 Somerset Light Infantry Source:9277382 29th May 1915 - 10th October 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9277382 1916 - February 1917
1916
service British Army Private 25337 Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9277382 10th October 1916 - 5th September 1918
1917
hospitalisation Invalid home from France in February 1917 and discharged as temporary unfit. Recalled to the Colours 11th April 1918 and returned to France 24th July 1918 Hospital/Institution Source:9277382 February 1917 - 10th April 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9277382 24th July 1918 - 5th September 1918
1918
death Died of wounds No.5 British Casualty Clearing Station, Proyart France Source:7289645 Source:9277382 5th September 1918
burial Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme Proyart Communal Cemetery Extension in France France Plot 9, Row A, Grave 10 Source:9277457 Source:9277460

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Victor
Initials V
Last Name Penney
Source 3469321
Last Name Gillett
Source 9277350
First Names Victor
Initials V
Last Name Penney
Source 3469321
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Church Road, Writhlington, Radstock, Somerset United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
House in Field, Stock Hill, Parish of Christ Church, Downside, Somerset United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4287 Somerset Light Infantry Private
British Army 25337 Dorsetshire Regiment 1st Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Gill - formerley Gillett mother
Albert Penney father

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew13060
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Andrew13060

External Evidence

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England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008 Colin38035
England and Wales Census, 1901 Colin38035
England and Wales Census, 1911 Colin38035

Multimedia

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De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914/19-Victor Penney Colin38035
Victor Penney gravestone from CWGC website Colin38035
Burial Return Colin38035
Graves Registration Report Colin38035
Graves Registration Report Colin38035
UK Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects Colin38035
Comprehensive Report of Headstone Inscription Colin38035
V Penney Andrew13060
V Penney Andrew13060

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