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World War 1, Australia, PRESTON, 28 Battalion, 1917


Studio portrait of Lieutenant Raymond Preston

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4052 Raymond Preston of Subiaco enlisted on 28 July 1915 and embarked as part of 10th Reinforcements, 28 Battalion on HMAT A38 Ulysses on 1 April 1916. During service in Egypt and France he was successively promoted to Sergeant and Commissioned as a 2/Lieutenant on 22 November1917. Promoted to Lieutenant on 22 March 1918 he was wounded a second time with a severe gunshot wound in the leg. He returned to Australia on 30 June 1918. Subsequently served in WW2.



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Australian Army Museum of Western Australia

Australian Army Museum of Western Australia

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