Eric Alan PREST

PREST, Eric Alan

Service Number: 3213
Enlisted: 30 August 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rose Park, South Australia, 18 June 1893
Home Town: Dulwich, Burnside, South Australia
Schooling: Rose Park Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Accountant & Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 26 September 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Burnside District Fallen Soldiers' Memorial - Rose Park, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burnside & District - Fallen Soldiers Memorial Trees - Rose Park, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Rose Park Public School WW1 Honour Board, Rosewater Junction Community Centre Honour Board (large), Tusmore Burnside District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

30 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
16 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, 3213, 50th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Berrima embarkation_ship_number: A35 public_note: ''
16 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, 3213, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Commemorated in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.