Sidney Arthur Prince

Surname: Prince
Other names: Sidney Arthur
Other people in this story:
Charles Prince
Emily Katie Prince (nee Sturmey)
Eliza L. Glover
Locations in this story:
Tollard Royal, Wiltshire
Farnham, Dorset
Tarrant Gunville, Dorset
France & Flanders
Gosport, Hampshire
East Stour, Dorset

Sidney Arthur Prince was born inn Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, on 10 Sep 1894 and baptised at nearby Farnham, Dorset, on 29 May 1898 the son of Charles Prince and Emily Katie Prince (nee Sturmey).  He spent his early life in and around Farnham and later, Tarrant Gunville, Dorset.  He had enlisted with the Army Service Corps as a Private (Service No. 104667).  He served in France and Flanders from 3 Oct 1915 and was later transferred to the 683rd Agricultural Company of the Labour Corps (Service No. 492533).  He was discharged on 12 Mar 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1915 Star.   He married Eliza Katie Glover in Ely, Cambridgeshire, during 1921.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Princes Cafe, Broadway, High Street, Gosport, Hampshire, working as an Aero Engine Fitter.  He moved at some time to 'Oakdene', Back Street, East Stour, Dorset, from where he died on 8 Nov 1980 and was later buried in Farnham, Dorset, on 14 Nov 1980.


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