Sidney George PRESTON

Regimental number5859
Place of birthMount Hope New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMoulder Street, Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 6), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Henry and Metta Christianna PRESTON; husband of Jean Douglas Victoria PRESTON, 126 Summit Street, Orange, New South Wales. Native of Cobar
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal