Rank: Private 29709
Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment
Budleigh Salterton War Memorial, St Peter's Church War Memorial, Budleigh Salterton Roll of Honour
Other Memorial: Pozieres [Google]
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Born in Budleigh Salterton to Thomas Edwin Pengilley (1858-1933), a bricklayer, and Annie Louisa (Hillman) (1865-1949), Norman lived with his parents in Church Lane and later in Stoneborough Lane, Budleigh Salterton.
He first joined The Royal Army Service Corps, 11680, and later transferred to the First Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, 29709. He married Harriet Rice in 1916 in the Tiverton area but no children were born to them. Her address is later recorded as Clarence Road, Exmouth, but Harriet was living in Tiverton in 1920 when she applied for the 1914-1915 Star for her late husband.
His parents continued to live in Budleigh Salterton and his mother was still living in Stoneborough Cottages until her death in 1949. Norman is remembered with honour on the Budleigh Salterton War Memorial and the brass plaque in St Peter’s Church, and on the Pozieres Memorial to those who fell on the Somme from 21 March 1918, the day Private Pengilley was killed, until 7 August, and who have no known grave.
Norman Pengilley, A.S.C., is listed under 'Army (Active Search)' in the Budleigh Salterton Roll of Honour.
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