Regimental number379
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Preston, 14 Grosvenor Road, Walton, Liverpool, England
Enlistment date27 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3791
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of disease 26 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAnfield Cemetery (Plot I. R.C. 398), Lancashire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Bridget PRESTON, Liverpool, England; husband of Johanna PRESTON, 14 Grosvenor Road, England