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World War One - Roll of Honour


Edward Prebble


23 May 1886 Hastingleigh

Service No.



Australian Imperial Force
42nd Battalion
11th Depot Battalion, Machine Gun Depot
13/12thMachine Gun Company

Military Notes:

Enlisted Mackay, Queensland, Australia 18 Dec 1916

Next of Kin is his brother William John Prebble in Parramatta, NSW. [He had emigrated with his family in 1912.]

Description: Height 5ft 3.5, Weight 124 lbs, dark brown eyes and brown hair.

Sailed from Melbourne to Liverpool in June 1917, arriving in August and hospitalised with mumps.
18 Dec 1917 sailed from Southampton to France to reinforce the 42nd Battalion.
4 July 1918 wounded in action shot in the lower jaw and neck, classed as severely injured, his next of kin informed he was dangerously ill,
hospitalised in Edgebaston before evetually being repatriated to Australia 8 Nov 1918.

Full details can be found on the Australian Archives website for free, (Click)   www.naa.gov.au

Family Notes:

Son  of Stephen Prebble and
Eliza Prebble (nee Price m.1867 Elham),
Brother of Thomas George Prebble, Charles Prebble, Stephen Prebble, Jane Prebble, Mary Ann Prebble, William John Prebble, George Prebble , Kate Prebble , Alfred Sidney Prebble and Elizabeth Prebble

1891 address: The Street, Hastingleigh, Kent
1901 address: The Street, Hastingleigh, Kent
1910 emigrated to Sydney Australia with his brother Alfred on 11 Nov 1910, aboard the SS Omrah. Both were listed as farmers.

Father of 5 children: Frederick Edward Prebble 1922,
Henry Charles Prebble 1924,
Jack Ernest Prebble 1926,
Nita Agnes Prebble 1927
and Charles Albert Prebble 1929.

Awarded 1914-1915 Star, Victory Medal and British War Medal

Civilian Occupation:

Pre War Occupation Labourer


Lizzie Penny (1900-1962) on 14 Dec 1920 in MacKay,Queensland, Australia.


28 August 1945 in Prince of Wales Hospital Randwick, Australia. Cremated at Rockwood Crematorium, Sydney on 29 Aug 1945.

Is listed on the WW1 Honour Roll in Hastingleigh Church


 Edward Prebble's WW1 medal card.