Ordinary Seaman Francis George Preston

Royal Navy, HMS Black Prince

Died: Wednesday 31 May 1916 (aged 18)

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Record:
PRESTON, FRANCIS GEORGE
Additional information:
Son of George and Beatrice E. Preston, of 31, Church St., Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
14.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Preston, F G
Memorial:
Trinity Hall Lads Brigade WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 31496)
Location:
Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire
Name recorded:
Preston, F G
Memorial:
Borough Of Henley On Thames Memorial Tablets (WMR 31491)
Location:
Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire

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Name:
Second Lieutenant R W Preston
Context:
other
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 76 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Gordon Highlanders. (page 57)
Name:
Captain E H Preston
Context:
award
Date:
4 Jun 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment (page 260)