Joseph Lawson PRESHO


PRESHO, Joseph Lawson

Service Number: 7616
Enlisted: 11 April 1917, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Reedy Creek Station, Taroom, Queensland, Australia, 19 March 1879
Home Town: Taroom, Banana, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed In Action, France, 18 August 1918, aged 39 years
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Picardie
IV J 8, Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Taroom Shire Council Roll of Honour, Taroom War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7616, 9th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
14 Jun 1917: Involvement Private, SN 7616, 9th Infantry Battalion
14 Jun 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7616, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Sydney
18 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, SN 7616, 15th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John James and Eliza PRESHO of Reedy Creek Station, Taroom, Qld.