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Regimental number3539
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressDuri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Rosetta Presland, Duri, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1918
Place of death or woundingAmman, Palestine
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 38), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Rosetta PRESLAND, Pitt Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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