and Photos Courtesy
Alan & Beverly Leeson
266786 (John) Colin Preston
266786 (John) Colin Preston born in 1889 in Wrenbury,
Colin was 5 foot 6 inches, weight 13lbs, occupation a farm labourer, he married Jessie Bailey on the 22nd January 1916, they lived at 3 Granary Steps, Bridgnorth, they had no children.
Colin enlisted on 31/05/1916 in Bridgnorth.
Part of his Military Service Records is as follows: Home 07/06/1916 Ė
17/10/1916 (Home means in Britain) between the 12th August
1916 and 2nd September 1916 he was admitted into hospital suffering
from German Measles. He embarked for
Colin is not only mentioned on the WW1 memorial scroll in the church, but his wife Jessie had this personnel memorial erected in the church.
I am not sure what their connection with