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Matthew Penney

In memory of:

Private Matthew Penney

November 7, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

877589

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Son of Mark and Bridget Penny, of North Farm, Holywood, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 484 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

B. 8.

Location:

ELOUGES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 17 Km west of Mons. From Mons the N51 Route de Quievrain leads for 14 km to the left hand junction onto the N552 Rue D'Elouges. 2 km along the N552 lies the village of Elouges. The cemetery is located 200 metres along the Rue du Commerce, a road leading from the village square. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Photo taken by Alain Rosman on August 16, 2020 at the Elouges cemetery in Belgium.
  • Group Photo– Photo postcard taken by C H Whitney (possibly photographer in Sydney, NS, Canada (Circa 1916)  Enlisted date for M Penney was March 16, 1916
Matthew M Penney (right)
unknown soldier (left)
  • Medals– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of MATTHEW PENNEY– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Medals– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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