Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Preston

In memory of:

Private James Preston

September 3, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

425770

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

"B" Coy. 8th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of James and Margaret Preston, of 599, Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg.

Commemorated on Page 487 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UPTON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

E. 16.

Location:

Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and about 4 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai main road. Upton Wood is a small wood half-way between Hendecourt and Haucourt and UPTON WOOD CEMETERY is 110 metres south of the wood and about 2 kilometres north of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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