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Preston, T., L/Cpl., 1916
On the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, is the name of 14605 Lance Corporal Thomas Preston, serving with the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 23/07/1916.

Morpeth Herald 27/04/1917 carries a brief obituary:

Lance Corporal Thomas Preston, of Maddison Street, Blyth, missing since July 1st, is now reported killed in action. Before enlistment he worked as a miner.

He is remembered at Blyth on B42.24 and at Cowpen on C58.01


The CWGC entry for Lance Corporal Preston

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