Preston, Harold "Harry" (Warrant Officer, b.1896 - d.1969)

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Accession Number 2DRL/0811
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Documents, Memoir
Maker Preston, Harry
Date made 1918-1938
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/5408
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection related to the First World War service of 2871 Sergeant (later Warrant Officer Class I) Harold "Harry" Preston. File includes lecture notes on gunnery from School of Musketry, Tidworth, 1918, as well as memoirs from Preston's time spent in France at Pozieres, Mouquet Farm, Ypres, Lagnicourt and Marseilles. The collection also includes various cartoons, Preston's demobilization card, a leave pass, and a certificate from the School of Musketry.