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Joseph Lawson PRESHO

Regimental number7616
Place of birthReedy Creek Station, Taroom, Queensland
SchoolHome tutored
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTaroom, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E.A. Presho, Reedy Creek Station, Taroom, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 8), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Eliza Anne PRESHO, Reedy Creek Station, Taroom, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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