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Oscar Blanchard PRESTON

Regimental number5092
Place of birthKensington Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPrinter
AddressNewmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J W Preston, 25 Edinburgh Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Enlistment date6 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death7 May 1977

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