We remember William Albert Preston

We remember William Albert Preston

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Coventry, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:7470195 Source:8926182 1893
1911
employment Wood and Metal Engraver Coleshill, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:8730464 2nd April 1911
1911
location 17 Coventry Road, Coleshill, Warwickshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8730464 2nd April 1911
enlistment Birmingham, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:8926182
service British Army Private Acting Lance Corporal 131 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Source:3589713
service British Army Lance Corporal 131 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 14th Battalion. Source:8926182
1916
death Killed in Action Source:7470195 Source:8926182 23rd July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7470195

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Albert
Initials WA
Last Name Preston
Source 7470195
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
17 Coventry Road, Coleshill, Warwickshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 131 Royal Warwickshire Regiment Private Acting Lance Corporal
British Army 131 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 14th Battalion. Lance Corporal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jane Anne Preston mother
Albert Preston father

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription David1424
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription David1424

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Multimedia

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A soldier of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment David1424

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