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Jenico William Richard Preston, 16th Viscount

Male 1914 - 1940  (25 years)


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  • Name Jenico William Richard Preston 
    Suffix 16th Viscount 
    Born 7 Oct 1914 
    Gender Male 
    Info 1 see Notes Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Regiment/Rank 2nd (A/Capt.), Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Jun 1940  Killed in action in France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried UNKNOWN  Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, Franc Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I001979  Ancestorium

    Father Jenico Edward Joseph Preston, 15th Viscount,   b. 16 Jul 1879,   d. 7 Nov 1925  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Eileen Butler,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Married 26 Oct 1911 
    Family ID F01775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Pamela Hanly,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Married 18 Feb 1939 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Family ID F01789  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • JENICO WILLIAM RICHARD PRESTON
      Captain
      107447
      2/4th Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
      who died on Sunday, 9th June 1940. Age 25.
      Additional Information: 16th Viscount Gormanston. Son of the late Jenico Edward Joseph Preston, 15th Viscount Gormanston, and of Eileen Alice, Viscountess Gormanston (nee Butler); husband of the Viscountess Gormanston (nee Hanley), of Naas, Co. Kildare, Irish Republic.
      Commemorative Information
      Memorial: DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France

      Debt of Honour Register
      Commonwealth War Graves Commission web site at http://www.cwgc.org/
      (2 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 7DX, United Kingdom
      Telephone: +44 1628 634221 Fax: +44 1628 771208)