Lt Ernest Humphries Penny QSA, C de G

1878 Feb 18. Born Taunton, Somerset

1881 census at Culmstock, Devon

1891 Census Living in Lynton, Devon

1897 Nov 11. Enlists in Dragoon Guards. He is a labourer

1900 Feb 8. Posted to South Africa

1904 Aug 9 Posted back UK

1905 Oct 8. Married to Gertrude Mary Bounds in Canterbury

1908 Sep 19. Posted to Egypt

1910 Oct 3. Posted to India

1911 census with 7th Dragoon Guards in India. SQMS

1914 Sep 20. Posted back to UK

1914 Oct 13. Landed in France

1914 Dec 13. Commissioned.

1919 Jun 16. Retires as Lt receiving a gratuity.

1919 Oct 29. C de G Gazetted

1921 May 4. 4. Joined ADRIC with service no 1926. Posted to R Coy

1921 May 14. Posted to P Coy

1921 Aug 5 Promoted Section Leader

1922 Jan 24. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register Living with his wife Emily Edith. at 45 Elmwood Road , Croydon C.B., Surrey. He is a Bus Conductor

1942 Nov 18 Died

 

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