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.
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.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
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.