Regimental number657
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolSt Cleopa's Church of England School, Liverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
Address17 City Road, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Preston, 60 Beresford Road, Dingle, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled accidentally 5 April 1917
Place of burialAustralian Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal