Born: 1924, Ipswich.

Died: 5th March 1944; age: 19; aircraft crash.

Residence: 70, Rosebery Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Sergeant/Pilot; Service Number: 139064.

Regiment: Royal Air Force.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles Frank & Edith May Prentice, of Ipswich.


Father: Charles Frank Prentice, born May 1889, Ipswich.

Mother: Edith may Prentice (nee Ellis), born September 1895, 5, Chalon Street, Ipswich.




Charles was living with his parents & sisters at their family home – 70, Rosebery Road, Ipswich.

Charles, a Storekeeper & Ledger Clerk – Territorial Army.

Edith, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Dorothy Valentine Ellis Prentice, a Check Clerk & Cashier, born Valentine’s Day, 1918, Ipswich.

Thelma Maud B. Prentice, born April 1929, Ipswich.

Vera J. Prentice, born 1921, Ipswich.


5th March 1944


Charles was reported missing believed killed after a collision between the aircraft Anson EG592 and the aircraft Anson EG231 over the Irish Sea. His body was recovered and subsequently sent to his next of kin for a private interment.

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