James Wood Preston (1893 - 1916)

James Wood Preston
1893 - 1916
updated July 24, 2019
James Wood Preston was born in 1893 in Ballarat, Australia. He was born to James Preston and Elizabeth Ja (Wood) Preston. He died on November 22, 1916 at 23 years of age.
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James Wood Preston
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James
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Wood
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Preston
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Ballarat, Australia
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James Preston was born in in Ballarat, Australia
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Villers-bretonneux Memorial, in th Bn.
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Service number: France
Rank: Private
Regiment: australian Infantry
Unit/ship/squadron: A.i.f.

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James Wood Preston died on November 22, 1916 at 23 years old. He was buried in Villers-bretonneux Memorial, th Bn.. James was born in 1893 in Ballarat, Australia. He was born to James Preston and Elizabeth Ja (Wood) Preston.
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In 1893, in the year that James Wood Preston was born, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

In 1900, James was merely 7 years old when the unemployment rate in the U.S. was 5.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. 31% of all workers were employed in the public service sector, 19% of women were employed (1 percent of all lawyers and 6 percent of physicians were women), 6% of the workforce were children, and 14% of the workforce was "non-white."

In 1916, in the year of James Wood Preston's passing, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

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c. 1881 - Jul 19, 1917
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c. 1919 - May 10, 1940

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c. 1910 - Oct 29, 1940
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c. 1882 - May 5, 1916
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c. 1897 - Jun 6, 1915
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c. 1894 - Mar 30, 1918
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c. 1883 - Nov 23, 1916
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c. 1890 - Sep 15, 1916
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c. 1898 - Apr 11, 1918
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c. 1881 - Jul 19, 1917
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c. 1895 - Apr 9, 1918
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