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William Joseph PRESTON

Regimental number7066
Place of birthInvercarghill New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiller
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs S Preston, 32 Lower Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917

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