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Preston Logan

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Copy neg of portrait of Logan of the Auckland Mounted Rifles, New Zealand Mounted Rifles. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1915|1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-L724. No known copyright.
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Identity

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  • Forenames
    Preston AWMM
  • Surname
    Logan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13/155 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waipu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Colonel R. Logan (father), N.Z.S.C., Samoa, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
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  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13/155 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
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Medical history

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    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Colonel Robert Logan, C.B. (New Zealand Staff Corps), of Weycroft, Axminster, Devon, England.

    Gained Second Lieutenant's commission on 5 August 1914 (Studholme 1928).

    Promoted to Lieutenant on 15 December 1914 (Studholme 1928). AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    22 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Obituary
    • The Defence authorities have received advice that 2nd Lieutenant Preston Logan, late of the 11th, North Auckland, Squadron, Auckland Mounted Rifles, who was reported on May 23 to have died of wounds received at the Dardanelles, was buried at sea. (Auckland Weekly News, 3 June 1915, p. 20) AWMM
    • Second Lieutenant PRESTON LOCAN, who is reported as having died of wounds received at the Dardanelles, was a son of Colonel Robert Logan, formerly O.C. Auckland Military District, and now Administrator at Samoa.
      He was farming at Waipu when war broke out, and immediately volunteered for active service. He had held a commission in the 11th North Auckland Regiment of Mounted Rifles, and was attached as a subaltern to the squadron drawn from that unit for the Auckland Regiment of Mounted Rifles. Lieutenant Login had an older brother in the Imperial Army and a younger brother in the Duntroon Military College in Australia. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 31 May 2018 - Papers Past Online (AUCKLAND STAR, VOLUME XLVI, ISSUE 122, 24 MAY 1915)
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Memorial

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    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, Auckland Garrison Officers Club, St Mary's Church (part of Holy Trinity Cathedral ), corner St Stephens Avenue & Parnell Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Waipu War Memorial, Northland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Studholme, J. (1928). New Zealand Expeditionary Force record of personal services during the war of officers, nurses, and first-class warrant officers, and other facts relating to the N.Z.E.F. : unofficial but based on official records. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 423 AWMM
    • Studholme, J. (1928). New Zealand Expeditionary Force record of personal services during the war of officers, nurses, and first-class warrant officers, and other facts relating to the N.Z.E.F. : unofficial but based on official records. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
      Studholme, J. (1928), p. 187. AWMM
    • Auckland Weekly News AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Weekly News, 3 June 1915, p. 20. AWMM
    • Unknown Soldier. War diary of an unknown soldier, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum-Tāmaki Paenga Hira. MS-2014-8. AWMM
      Soldier is mentioned in this account AWMM
    • Liava'a, C. (2013). Le fitafita mai Samoa = The force from Samoa : soldiers from the Samoan Islands in the Great War. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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20 May 2018Sandra Northland, New ZealandResearcher