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Arthur PRESTON

Regimental number2007
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Preston, 122 Chloride Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Preston, 122 Chloride Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 15
Date: 4 February 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 4854 Pte Stephen PRESTON, 50th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Date of death7 November 1963

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