Mexborough and Swinton Times, July 6, 1918
Lance Corporal H. Preston
York and Lancaster
Lance Corporal Preston, 54 Blythe Street, Denaby Main has been wounded. He had been previously wounded, and also gassed. He is aged 24, single, and formerly worked at the Denaby colliery.
He has been serving since August, 1914.
His brother, private W.J.Preston (K.O.Y.L.I.), aged 26, formerly employed at Cadeby, was killed in action in July 1916.
Another brother, driver A. Preston (R.F.A.) aged 22 has served in France three years, and was recently slightly gassed.