b. 06/08/1878 Berkeley, New Jersey. d. 08/12/1928 Nowalk, Connecticut.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/07 to 17/08/1900 Peking, China.
He entered the US Marine Corps in New Jersey and served as a Private. Preston was awarded his CMOH for his service during the Boxer Rebellion.
In the presence of the enemy during the action at Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900. Throughout this period, Preston distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
BURIAL LOCATION: DROWNED. BODY LOST.
IMO AT RIVERSIDE CEMETERY, NORWALK, CONNECTICUT.
Section 12, Plot 700
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