We remember Arthur John Dillon Preston

We remember Arthur John Dillon Preston

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
sibling Gertrude Mary Preston Source:8659810 26th September 1878
1881
sibling Dorothy Beresford Preston Source:8659810 1881
1883
sibling Edith Florence Preston Source:8659810 13th June 1883
1885
birth Luther House, Huddersfield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8449651 Source:8659851 16th November 1885
1898
education Malvern College Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom Source:8659816 1898 - 1903
1898
location Malvern College, Malvernbury House, Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom school/college address Source:8659816 September 1898 - July 1903
1904
commission Regular Source:8661022 5th October 1904
1904
service British Army Second Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry 3rd (Militia) Battalion Source:8661022 5th October 1904 - 2nd March 1907
1907
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Dublin Fusiliers 1st Battalion Source:8661026 2nd March 1907 - 15th December 1909
1909
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Dublin Fusiliers 1st Battalion Source:8659851 15th December 1909 - 7th June 1914
1914
marriage Sylvia Wyke Billin Source:8661011 24th March 1914
1914
location Clonbryn, Greystones, County Wicklow Ireland their own address Source:7307937 April 1914
1914
service British Army Captain Royal Dublin Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Source:8449651 4th June 1914 - August 1914
1914
service British Army Captain Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th (Service) Battalion Source:8449651 5th August 1914 - 15th August 1915
1915
children John Nathaniel Preston Source:8449651 27th January 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:8449651 9th July 1915 - 15th August 1915
1915
death Killed in Action Fatally wounded in the chest Gallipoli Turkey Source:7307937 Source:8449651 15th August 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8449651 15th August 1915
burial Azmak Cemetery, Suvla CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Gallipoli He and Capt Richards were buried in the same grave by the sea at Suvla Bay. A flat stone covers them with their names and "In Victory" engraved on it Turkey Special Memorial 50 Source:7307937

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Arthur John Dillon
Initials AJD
Last Name Preston
Source 3587580
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Clonbryn, Greystones, County Wicklow Ireland their own address known April 1914
Malvern College, Malvernbury House, Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom school/college address September 1898 - July 1903
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Durham Light Infantry 3rd (Militia) Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Dublin Fusiliers 1st Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Dublin Fusiliers 1st Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Royal Dublin Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Captain
British Army Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th (Service) Battalion Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Nathaniel Preston son 27th January 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Mary Knight mother
Major Arthur John Preston father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Mary Preston sister 26th September 1878
Dorothy Beresford Preston sister 1881
Edith Florence Preston sister 13th June 1883
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sylvia Wyke Billin wife 24th March 1914

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Anne1202
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Mara60295
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Mara60295
Medal Index Cards Transcription Guy74824
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Guy74824
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Guy74824

External Evidence

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Dublin Fusiliers Mara60295
London Gazette - Commission Mara60295
London Gazette - Transfer Mara60295

Multimedia

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Royal Dublin Fusiliers Cap Badge Anne1202
Azmak Military Cemetery Gallipoli Anne1202
Malvern College Mara60295
de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour Mara60295
Portrait Mara60295
Luther House in Huddersfield Mara60295
Burnaby Estate, Greystones Mara60295
Marriage certificate Mara60295
Commission Mara60295
Transfer Mara60295
10th Irish Division Mara60295
Postcard Mara60295
Naas Barracks Mara60295
Fallen soldiers Mara60295

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