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James PRESTON

Regimental number209
Place of birthElmhurst Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressElmhurst, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Preston, Nowhere Creek, Elmhurst, Victoria
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given name should be Preston

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