Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Brant Preston

In memory of:

Lieutenant Harold Brant Preston

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 8.

Location:

Bourlon is a village approximately 6 kilometres west of Cambrai. It lies between the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30) and the Cambrai to Arras road (D939). The BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village as is the Canadian Forces Memorial. On approaching the Memorial the road should be followed to the left where an unsurfaced track descends about 200 metres to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Newspaper Clipping 3
  • Honour Roll – "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", 1921.
  • Photo of Harold Preston – From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of Harold Preston – From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2008.

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