Geoffrey Allison Congdon PRESTON

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PRESTON, Geoffrey Allison Congdon

Service Number: 572
Enlisted: 2 September 1914, Maryborough, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 5 March 1895
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 572, 9th Infantry Battalion, Maryborough, Queensland
24 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 572, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 572, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Omrah, Brisbane
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 572, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Geoffrey Allison Congdon PRESTON was born in Brisbane, Queensland on 5th march, 1895

His parents were Charles George PRESTON and Annie Eliza SUTER who married on 11th March, 1891 in Queensland