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Lewis Preston

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Lewis Preston

September 11, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

21747

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Additional Information


Born:

November 6, 1894
Leeds, Yorkshire, England

Enlistment:

September 23, 1914
Valcartier, Quebec

Son of Harry Preston and Elizabeth Lucas (formerly Preston), of Tuxford, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 311 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SALFORD (WEASTE) CEMETERY
Lancashire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

J. Diss. 1688.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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