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Frederick John Preston

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Portrait of J.F. Preston. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, v.5, n.2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of J.F. Preston. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, v.5, n.2. Image has no known copy …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick John AWMM
  • Surname
    Preston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/432 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 March 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 109 Nelson Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 John Preston (father), 109 Nelson Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Messines AWMM
    • Gallipoli Public - john victor - Other relative - 7 February 2022 - military personnel file
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/432 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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  • Attended Auckland Grammar School.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141.

    Brothers James Charles Preston (13982), George Victor Preston (13/2074) and Frederick John Preston (4/432) all served in WWI. 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
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1917. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • memorial at St Matthews in the city Auckland Public - john victor - Other relative - 7 February 2022 - the photograph is on your site

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, Third term. pp.20-21. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1917. AWMM
    • Preston family. Letters, 1917. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library MS-2007/52. 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
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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07 February 2022 john victorNew ZealandOther relative
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