OLIVER PRENTICE

image from 1918 Suffolk Chronical And Mercury newspaper

 

Born: 1880, Ipswich.

Died: 27th March 1918; age 38; KiA.

 

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant; Service Number: 7276

Regiment: London Regiment, 1st (City of London) Battalion, (Royal Fusiliers) attached 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers, T.F.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 85 & 86,

Pozieres Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Prentice, of 351, Nacton Road, Ipswich & the late Oliver Prentice.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich.

 

Oliver was a year old and living with his parents & infant sibling.

James Oliver Prentice, 31, a Corn Merchant’s Clerk, born Ipswich.

Louisa Jane Prentice (nee Todd), 21, Born Ipswich.

unnamed infant, 1 month, born Ipswich. (Harold).

1 general servant.

1 monthly nurse.

 

1891   9, Spring Road, Ipswich.

 

Oliver was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

James, 41, a Corn Merchant’s Clerk.

Louisa, 31.

Harold, 10.

Mary Louisa Prentice, 7, born Ipswich.

Amy Olivia Prentice, 5, born Ipswich.

 

1901   93, Belle Vue Road, Ipswich.

 

Oliver was 21 years old, a Clerk – Gas Works. He was living with his parents & sisters.

James, 51, a Corn Merchant’s Clerk.

Mary, 17.

Amy, 15.

 

1911   268, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

Oliver was 31 years old, a Clerk – Gas Works. He was living with his parents & sister.

James, 61, a Secretary – Corn Trade & Malting Company.

Louisa, 51.

Mary, 27.

 

Oliver’s medals were sent to his mother on the 20th November 1922.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to James Oliver Prentice Esq. – father and Miss Amy Olivia Prentice – sister & Frank Prentice, a Gas Engineer.

 

Oliver is remembered on the war memorial at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.

 

 

London Regiment, 1st (City of London)

 

 

 

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