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.
Panel 85 & 86,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Prentice, of 351, Nacton Road, Ipswich & the late Oliver Prentice.
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.
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.
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.
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.