Sergeant William Rankin Preston

Service Number IWM10272


World War 1



Aged 24
Commemorated at the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium. Panel 11

Son of James and Jeanie R. Preston, of 114, Wellpark Terrace, Dennistoun, Glasgow


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Scotland Roadside near railway station Kirknewton West Lothian Lothian EH27 8BX Kirknewton and East Calder War Memorial World War 1
William Preston 31-7-1917 View

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