John Preston (died 1917)

John Preston
? - 1917 (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
John Preston died on May 3, 1917.
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Preston
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Arras Memorial Bay 4., in France
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Service number: 18/802
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment (prince Of Wales's Own)
Unit/ship/squadron: 18th Bn.

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John Preston passed away on May 3, 1917. He was buried in Arras Memorial Bay 4., France. We have no information about John's immediate family.
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1917 World Events

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In 1809, on December 30th, Boston Massachusetts banned the wearing of masks at balls. Boston was following many other places - including England - by banning masked balls, which were considered to contribute to loose morals. After all, with masks, you couldn't tell the class of the person or even their gender! The law was extended in 1849 and repealed in 1963.

In 1821, on September 28th, the Declaration of Independence of the Mexican Empire from Spain was proclaimed, following the Mexican War of Independence.

In 1867, on August 7th through September 20th, the new nation of Canada held its first Federal election. John A. Macdonald's Conservatives won the election.

In 1890, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1917, in the year of John Preston's passing, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

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c. 1890 - Mar 2, 1916
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c. 1884 - Dec 17, 1917
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c. 1910 - May 28, 1940
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c. 1918 - Oct 27, 1943
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c. 1922 - Apr 18, 1945
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c. 1887 - Oct 22, 1915
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c. 1919 - Jul 16, 1944
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c. 1913 - Aug 4, 1943
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Unknown - Sep 26, 1917
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c. 1889 - Jun 16, 1915
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c. 1893 - Apr 13, 1918
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c. 1879 - Apr 19, 1917
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Unknown - Apr 13, 1918
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c. 1884 - Jul 30, 1915
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c. 1894 - Jul 1, 1916
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c. 1900 - Feb 19, 1921
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c. 1897 - Apr 3, 1918
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c. 1915 - Feb 15, 1944
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c. 1896 - May 1, 1918

Other Prestons

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c. 1898 - Apr 11, 1918
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Unknown - Aug 18, 1918
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Unknown - May 20, 1917
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Unknown - Jun 28, 1917
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c. 1881 - Jul 19, 1917
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Unknown - May 8, 1915
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c. 1895 - Apr 9, 1918
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c. 1891 - Jun 7, 1917
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c. 1919 - May 10, 1940
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c. 1914 - Dec 7, 1942
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c. 1907 - Aug 12, 1943
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Unknown - Aug 12, 1919
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c. 1879 - Jun 30, 1916
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Unknown - Jun 23, 1916
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c. 1878 - Oct 6, 1916
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c. 1922 - Jun 25, 1942
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c. 1916 - Jul 14, 1943
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c. 1897 - May 12, 1917
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c. 1891 - Apr 21, 1917
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c. 1889 - Oct 11, 1918

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c. 1898 - Apr 11, 1918
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Unknown - Aug 18, 1918
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Unknown - May 20, 1917
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Unknown - Jun 28, 1917
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c. 1881 - Jul 19, 1917
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Unknown - May 8, 1915
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c. 1895 - Apr 9, 1918
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c. 1891 - Jun 7, 1917
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c. 1919 - May 10, 1940
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c. 1914 - Dec 7, 1942
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c. 1907 - Aug 12, 1943
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Unknown - Aug 12, 1919
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c. 1879 - Jun 30, 1916
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Unknown - Jun 23, 1916
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c. 1878 - Oct 6, 1916
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c. 1922 - Jun 25, 1942
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c. 1916 - Jul 14, 1943
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c. 1897 - May 12, 1917
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c. 1891 - Apr 21, 1917
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c. 1889 - Oct 11, 1918
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