We remember William Henry Pennington

We remember William Henry Pennington

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth 200 South Street, Moor, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7610681 Source:7625023 10th February 1893
1894
sibling Minnie Pennington Source:7625026 1894
1908
education Independent boarding school education Wellington College Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:6991506 1908 - 1911
1911
education Undergraduate Queens College, Oxford University Oxford United Kingdom Source:8539386 1911 - 11th December 1914
1915
commission Temporary Source:8539386 3rd February 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 14th (Service) Battalion Source:8539386 3rd February 1915 - 2nd March 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment 14th (Service) Battalion Source:7199167 3rd February 1915 - 2nd March 1915
1915
death Not War Related Died on active service of cerebro-spinal meningitis. Madron, Cornwall United Kingdom Source:7199167 Source:3470304 Source:7625031 2nd March 1915
burial Penzance Cemetery Penzance Cemetery Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Penzance, Cornwall Cornwall United Kingdom United Kingdom R5. 20 Source:3470304 Source:7199167

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Henry
Initials WH
Last Name Pennington
Source 7625023
First Names William Henry
Initials WH
Last Name Pennington
Source 7625023
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
3 Collegiate Crescent, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1915-03-02
34 Wilson Road, Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
Wellington (Salop) College, Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom school/college address known 1911-04-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 14th (Service) Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment 14th (Service) Battalion Second Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Pennington father
Ada Pennington, nee Brown mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Minnie Pennington sister 1894
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915 5'7"

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jeremy24359
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Jeremy24359
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Jeremy24359

External Evidence

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War Office: Officers' Services, First World War, Long Number Papers (numerical) Jeremy24359
Old Wrekinian Lives Lost 1914-18 Jeremy24359
LONDON GAZETTE, 23 DECEMBER, 1914 - Second Lieutenant R58235
IWM's War Memorials Register Jeremy24359

Multimedia

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Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire) Regt Jeremy24359
Grave of 2nd Lt William Pennington Jeremy24359
O.W. War Memorial 1914-1919, Wrekin College Chapel Jeremy24359
PENNINGTON, William Henry, 2nd Lt R58235

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