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Prentices at War


Prentices at War
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Summer 2014 and Revised 18 Jun 2014

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Dianne Bartlam has a web page entitled Prentice at War which she has graciously permitted us to copy and use in our newsletter. She is seeking help from anyone who is researching a man who carried the surname of Prentice and was involved in the Boer War. She have a collection of men (although she could well be missing some men) for whom she has some limited information but would dearly like more. Her information is set out below:

PRENTICE AT WAR:

Mr Prentice - Sergeant, 1st City of London Rifles

A Prentice - Service number 36324, Trooper, South African Light Horse

Adam Prentice - Service number 2847, Highland Light infantry

AJ Prentice - Service number 4285, 13th Hussars (QSA Roll)

ARJ Prentice - Service number 26554, Private, 43 Company, 12th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry


Andrew Prentice - Service number 31004, Shoe-smith, promoted to Sergeant-Major, 2nd Scottish Horse

Archibald Prentice - Service number 21975, Trooper, 2nd Company, 1st Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry

Arthur C Win Prentice - Captain, 2nd Brabant Horse

Arthur William Prentice - Service number 13, Trooper, Steinaeckers Horse (7 Feb 1902 - 15 Jul 1902).  The son of the Rev Henry Prentice, he died on the 26th Jul 1915 during World War One and is buried in Nairobi South Cemetery

Arthur William Prentice - Service number 504/27079, Trooper, Driscolls Horse

Daniel Prentice - Service number 24970, 18th Company, 6th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry

George Prentice - Service number 33570, Private, 60th Company, 17th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry

J Prentice - Service number 2397, 5th New Zealand Contingent

J Prentice Kimberley Town Guard

J Prentice - Service number 4302, 6th Dragoons

J Prentice - Service Number24969, Trooper, 18th Company, 6th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry

John Prentice - Civilian Surgeon - Embarked England per 'Assage' on 11 May 1900 and transferred to the Princess of Wales hospital ship until 1 Jan 1901.  Re-embarked for South Africa on 2 Jan 1901.  Mentioned in dispatches three times.  Awarded the Kings South Africa Medal and two clasps  

JA Prentice - Ordinary Seaman, HMS Naiad

JF Prentice - Service number 3853, Squadron Sergeant Major, 13th Hussars

Richard Prentice - Service number 31409, Trooper, 50th Company, 17th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry

SG Prentice - Service number 4102, Private, 3rd (Prince of Wales) Dragoon Guards

W Prentice - Service number 4804, Private, 8th (Kings Royal Irish) Hussars

W Prentice - Bearer, Natal Volunteer Ambulance Corps

WH Prentice - Cradock Town Guard

William Prentice - Service number 1143, Private, 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles

Died as a result of the Boer War 1899-1902

W Prentice - Service number 4090, Private, 19th (Princess of Wales Own) Hussars (Cavalry), died at Ladysmith of enteric fever 14th Jan 1900

Frederick Prentice - Service number 24331, Trooper, 65th Company, 17th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry, died Thabanchu, 17 Dec 1901 of wounds.  Commemorated on the Leicestershire memmorial

William Lang Prentice - Service number 9207, Private, 20th Company, 6th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry.  Died 6th Jun 1901, Johannesburg, South Africa

Sources

Roll of Honour
Posted by Dianne at 7:09 PM
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