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  • Portrait of Thomas Harry Preston . 
Courtesy of Worksop College.
Person Details
09 Dec 1894
Leicester
Thomas the son of George a licensed vitualler and Ada Beatrice Preston, of 'Western Hotel' Leicester. He had one sibling a sister Louisa. In 1901 and 1911 they lived at 70 Western Road Leicester.
He attended St Cuthbert's College 1905 - 1910. In 1911 he worked as a hosiery machine builder.
30 Sep 1918
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146928 - CWGC Website
Second Lieutenant
4th Bn The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)
When Thomas first enlisted he served with the 2/4th battalion Leicestershire Regiment where he was a sergeant (3460). He first entered a theatre of war in France on 4th September 1917. He was commissioned to second lieutenant on 29th January 1918 and served with the 6th battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. He died of wounds on 30th September 1918 and is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium Grave Reference: XXIV C 21
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  • Portrait of Thomas Harry Preston . 
Courtesy of Worksop College.
    Thomas Harry Preston - Portrait of Thomas Harry Preston . Courtesy of Worksop College.