Private William Preston

Private William Preston,13th ( Service ) Battalion, Manchester Regiment ( transferred to 982nd Employment Coy. Labour Corps. ). He died on Active Service from disease in the 47th General Hospital in Greece on 17th September 1918, aged 32. He had been born in Maxton, the son of Janet Preston and was the cousin of Mrs William Cockburn of The Green, St Boswells. He  is buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece where his Headstone is inscribed ” Gone But Not Forgotten”.

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