We remember Hugo Harold Preston

We remember Hugo Harold Preston

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Komgha South Africa Source:9147995 22nd September 1895
1911
education Selborne College East London South Africa Source:9148754 1911
1914
enlistment East London South Africa Source:9148665 1914
1914
theatres South West Africa :5b Source:9148669 1st September 1914 - 7th June 1915
1914
service South African Services Private Kaffrarian Rifles Source:9148669 1st September 1914 - 7th June 1915
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9148669 12th March 1917 - 8th April 1919
1917
service South African Services Private 13142 1st South African Infantry Source:9148669 12th March 1917 - 8th April 1919
1918
service South African Services Private 13142 1st South African Infantry Source:9142595 24th March 1918
1918
internment pow Source:9142595 24th March 1918
1918
internment pow Munster Germany Source:9149450 28th April 1918
1918
internment pow Germany Source:9149566 20th June 1918
1918
hospitalisation wounded, shot, right side Hospital/Institution Source:9149566 20th June 1918
1919
discharge Source:9147944 7th May 1919
1921
marriage Kathleen Lilian Agnes McDonald Source:9147987 8th October 1921
1923
children Peter Hugo Preston Source:9148813 11th July 1923
internment pow Germany Source:9142595
1968
death Not War Related Died in the Mater Dei Hospital, East London, of a brain tumour. East London South Africa Source:9148844 21st August 1968

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Hugo Harold
Initials HH
Last Name Preston
Source 9142593
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
South African Services 13142 1st South African Infantry Private
South African Services Kaffrarian Rifles Private
South African Services 13142 1st South African Infantry Private
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Peter Hugo Preston son 11th July 1923
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Richard Mortimer Preston father
Mary Elizabeth Preston nee Uterhardt mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kathleen Lilian Agnes McDonald wife 8th October 1921
Religion
DateReligionSource
1917-05-29 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
ICRC Historical Archive - Prisoners of the First World War Yvonne27542
Geneology record Andrew127534
THE SOUTH AFRICANS IN FRANCE Andrew127534
From the page: The Long, Long Trail Andrew127534

Multimedia

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Hugo Harold Preston Andrew127534
29 May 1917 - Confirmation Certificate, Woking Andrew127534
Dinslaken, Germany Andrew127534
German South West Africa Andrew127534
Letter Daily Dispatch - Portion Andrew127534
Proceedings on discharge Andrew127534
GSWA Campaign medal Andrew127534
Proceedings on discharge 1 Andrew127534
Marriage Certificate Andrew127534
HHP's Birth Certificate Andrew127534
HHP Service Book - Enlistment Andrew127534
HHP War Service Andrew127534
Collage of memorabilia - HHP Andrew127534
SCFC A 1911 Andrew127534
PHP Birth Cert (Son) Andrew127534
PHP Marriage Cert Andrew127534
HHP & PHP Andrew127534
Hugo & Kitty Andrew127534
Collage of Memorabilia 2 Andrew127534
POW Register Andrew127534
POW Register: Friedrichsfeld Andrew127534
Armadale Castle Andrew127534
Letter from Bolton, page 1 Andrew127534
Letter from Bolton, page 2 Andrew127534
Letter from Bolton, page 3 Andrew127534
Letter from Bolton, page 4 Andrew127534
Letter from Bolton, page 5 Andrew127534
Letter from Bolton, page 6 Andrew127534

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