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Preston Newry BLACK

Regimental number141
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressHermitage Road, Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinW C Black, Hermitage Road, Ryde, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Date of death27 August 1956
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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