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216   Rifleman Charles Preston
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 18th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Died: 27/11/1915 (Home)
Age: 44
Charles Preston was born about 1871 in Clabby, County Fermanagh. The 1911 census lists Charles as age 40 living with his wife Mary Jane and family at house 43 in Seskinore, Omagh, County Tyrone. Charles was a general labourer. Charles enlisted at Finner Camp, County Donegal. He was living in the Omagh at the time. Private Charles Preston was serving with the 18th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he died at home on Saturday 27th Nov 1915. Private Charles Preston is buried in Seskinore, Omagh, County Tyrone.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Seskinore Church Of Ireland Churchyard
  Fintona, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref: North of Church
CWGC Casualty 661765
There is 1 Comonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war here.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Memorial WW1 - Panel 1 Fivemiletown
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Fivemiletown War Dead Book 18
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1 1911 Census lists Preston family Lists Charles as age 40 living with his family at house 43 in Seskinore, Tyrone
2 Facebook - War Graves Ulster Project Photo of Charles Preston's grave
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