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George Arthur PRESTON

Regimental number28894
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShoe salesman
AddressShortland Park, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Preston, Shortland Park, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death27 November 1948
Place of burialStockton Cemetery

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