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William Joseph Penglase
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Hello, I am trying to find information about my uncle: William J. Penglase born 23/2/1927. He enlisted in 194? in the Merchant Navy at Port Melbourne, Victoria. Service No. PM8334. Discharged…Continue

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elizabeth pocock replied to elizabeth pocock's discussion William Joseph Penglase
"Hello Sylvia, That was me  ... I placed the notice in the Sunday paper. Thanks for the 'caution' too ... often the person doesn't want to be found or before computers it was often up to the scribe to enter correct information…"
Feb 19
elizabeth pocock replied to elizabeth pocock's discussion William Joseph Penglase
"Hi Elizabeth, Thanks for this information ... I will look into it and see how it goes.  Sorry for the delay in replying to your information. Cheers."
Feb 19
Sylvia replied to elizabeth pocock's discussion William Joseph Penglase
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Sylvia replied to elizabeth pocock's discussion William Joseph Penglase
"Last May, someone had placed a “seeking information” notice in the Herald Sun mentioning that William “married Elsie E. Walker in 1948, and had a son named Raymond” (Of course this is William’s first wife Elsie…"
Feb 1
elizabeth pocock replied to elizabeth pocock's discussion William Joseph Penglase
"Hello Elizabeth, Many thanks for writing and find finding this information for me! I'm thrilled and will look into it... Regards, Elizabeth."
Feb 1
Elizabeth Allen replied to elizabeth pocock's discussion William Joseph Penglase
"Elizabeth,  Following is the link to his two page record on NAA and the 2nd link is his listing on the DVA Nominal Roll -  his last posting was listed as HMAS Lonsdale which is very likely the ship he was on when…"
Jan 31
elizabeth pocock replied to elizabeth pocock's discussion William Joseph Penglase
"Hi Sylvia, Thanks for writing to me! I have searched for any details relating to Uncle Bill's service record but keep coming up with no record. I know he married in 1948 however, I have learnt that he was in another relationship after the…"
Jan 30
Sylvia replied to elizabeth pocock's discussion William Joseph Penglase
"Hi Elisabeth, Can you narrow down what you are looking for as I'm sure that you've already seen his online military file on the NAA site. Are you after his later details eg marriage, death, children instead? (I believe that there is a…"
Jan 30
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William Joseph Penglase

Hello, I am trying to find information about my uncle: William J. Penglase born 23/2/1927. He enlisted in 194? in the Merchant Navy at Port Melbourne, Victoria. Service No. PM8334. Discharged 8/5/1945.He may have been on board the HMAS Lonsdale.He is listed as a 'farm hand' from Murrabit. His father is listed as James P Penglase, however Penglase is my uncle's adoptive surname and his correct birth surname is Parsons.Any information is welcome ... thank you.See More
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