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Howard Avondale PRESTON

Regimental number2813
Place of birthWindsor Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressWhittlesea, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Charles Henry Preston, Whittlesea PO, Victoria
Enlistment date29 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mongolia on 11 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

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