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Harold PRESTON

Regimental number2871
Place of birthUlmarra New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Preston, Ulmarra, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Date of death27 July 1969
Place of burialUlmarra Cemetery

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