Penny, James Alfred

Personal Details

First nameJames
Middle nameAlfred
Date of birth28/01/1912
Place of birthMuttaburra, Qld
Date of death08/04/1979


Son of Charles Digby Penny & Elizabeth Lennon
[Registered in Qld BDM as Alfred James Penny]

Husband of Jean Marion MacPherson
b: abt 1921
d: 8 June 1993 Brisbane
m: 14 Nov 1938
they had 3 children 1 son and 2 daughters (living)

Information on his siblings as follows:

Doreen May Penny
b: 4 July 1913 Aramac
d: 21 Sept 1999 Brisbane
m: 6 Nov 1937 Aramac
Angus Herman Frances Wallace
b: 25 May 1913 Roma
d: 11 Oct 1994 Brisbane

Thomas Edward Charles Penny
b: 28 sept 1914 Aramac
d: 20 Nov 2004 Brisbane
m: 12 Dec 1939 Barcaldine
Hannah Dulcie Jocelyn Ballinger
b: 25 Feb 1908 Barcaldine
d: 6 Aug 1994 Brisbane

Phillip George Penny
b: 7 Jan 1916 Aramac
d: 6 Aug 1992 Aramac

Mervyn Lennon Penny
b: 11 Sept 1920 Aramac
d: 17 May 1941 Egypt, K.I.A. WW2
interred Tobruk War Cemetery

Ethel Maud Penny
b: 14 April 1923 Aramac

[Source: Janette Wilson, daughter of Doreen]

War Records


ServiceAustralian Army
Service numberQ217017
Date of enlistment25/07/1942
Locality of enlistmentCaledonia, Muttaburra, Qld
Place of enlistmentBowen Downs, Muttaburra, Qld
Next of kinJ. Penny
Date of discharge13/05/1944
Posting at discharge14 Battalion Volunteers Defence Corps (Qld)
Prisoner of war