We remember Walter Preston

We remember Walter Preston

Timeline

Timeline

1882
sibling Alfred Newton Preston Source:5498013 1882
1885
sibling Gertrude Preston Source:5498013 1885
1887
sibling William Preston Source:5498013 1887
1889
sibling Robert Wylie Preston Source:5498013 1889
1892
sibling Mabel Elizabeth Preston Source:5498013 1892
1895
sibling Arnold Preston Source:5498013 1895
1898
birth Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom Source:5498013 23rd November 1898
1916
enlistment Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom Source:5499637 13th November 1916
1916
dates Age 17 Source:5499637 13th November 1916
1917
events Punishment Military Discipline Hornsea United Kingdom 3 days confined to barracks Source:5499637 8th June 1917
location 111 Brighton Grove, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom parents address Source:5498013
service British Army Private 78950 Durham Light Infantry 9th Battalion Source:5498013
service British Army Private TRS/65888 Training Reserve Battalion Source:3589537
service British Army Private 78950 Durham Light Infantry Source:3589537
employment Apprentice tailor Angus Wilson Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom Source:5498013
education The Royal Grammar School Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom Source:5498013
1918
death Killed in Action Machine gun fire according to his brother Arnold La Maisonette, Marne France Source:7260995 Source:5498013 23rd July 1918
burial Courmas British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Marne France Source:7260995

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter
Initials W
Last Name Preston
Source 3589537
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
111 Brighton Grove, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 78950 Durham Light Infantry Private
British Army TRS/65888 Training Reserve Battalion Private
British Army 78950 Durham Light Infantry 9th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Newton Preston mother
Robert Alfred Preston father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Newton Preston brother 1882
Gertrude Preston sister 1885
William Preston brother 1887
Robert Wylie Preston brother 1889
Mabel Elizabeth Preston sister 1892
Arnold Preston brother 1895
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1916-11-13 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
Baptist

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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In memoriam huius scholae alumni qui pro patria decertantes haud indecorae morti occubuerunt Jon12681
1901 census Jon12681
1911 census Jon12681
British Army WW1 Service Records 1914-1920 Jon12681

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