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Thomas Edward Fraser Penny (1 Story)

Date Birth: --/--/1888Place Of Birth: OxfordFather: Fraser H PennyDate Death: 27/12/1959Age Actual: 71Rank: MajorService Type: ArmyRegiment: 2nd King’s Own Yorkshire Light InfantryService Record: Commissioned into the 2nd K.O.Y.L.I. in 1909. Sent to Pontefract and tasked with raising a Service Battalion from West Yorkshire in Agust 1914. Involved in writing the battalion’s war diary. Awarded the Military Cross in the New Year’s Honours in 1917. Served in India after the First World War. Awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1931. Commanded a Searchlight Battery in Suffolk in the Second World War, followed by working in the War Office in the Cypher and Codes Department.Census Years: 1891, 1901

Died in Oxford, 1959.