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Allan Henry Preston

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Portrait of Lieutenant Allan Henry Preston, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 5 / F1875 14. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Lieutenant Allan Henry Preston, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 5 / F1875 14. Image is …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Preston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Alan Hurst AWMM
    • Alan Hurst Preston AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/910 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 November 1890 AWMM StockportEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of James Wilfred PRESTON of Davenport, England Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 21 February 2024 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Makauri, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 James W. Preston, Westbourne, Devonport, Stockport, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/910 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James Wilfred and Sarah Preston, of Westbourne, Davenport, Stockport, England.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, p.141. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM III. A. 27. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    DEATH OF LIEUT. A. H. PRESTON.
    Refer:
    POVERTY BAY HERALD, VOLUME XLIV, ISSUE 14327, 18 JUNE 1917, PAGE 6 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 June 2023 - POVERTY BAY HERALD, VOLUME XLIV, ISSUE 14327, 18 JUNE 1917, PAGE 6
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 592 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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21 February 2024Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher
10 August 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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