Alexander Charles PRESTON


PRESTON, Alexander Charles

Service Number: 4299
Enlisted: 10 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Newmarket, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in Action, France, 18 August 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kensington ANA Flemington Branch No69 Honour Roll, Tranancore St. George's Church of England Parkville Honour Board, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

10 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 8th Infantry Battalion
29 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 4299, 8th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
29 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 4299, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne

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