Penny (?Penney) Reginald Leslie Pte 14688862

From 70 Brigade
Jump to: navigation, search

Personnel Entry

Pte R L Penney's CWGC headstone.
Pte R L Penney's CWGC headstone.

Name Penny (?Penney) Reginald Leslie
Army number 14688862
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Kent 1925/26.
Age 18
Unit General Service Corps - no enlistment date. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry, posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 19/8/1944 with 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 19-Aug-44.
Home address Resident of Kent. Son of Thomas and Frances Ellen Penney, Detling Hill, Kent. Buried Grave XV. E. 11. Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI

The War Office casualty list and the DLI Roll of Honour both spell the surname PENNEY.