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Robert P Prentice

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Guest KevinEndon

Can anyone try and help me find this seaman please, sorry for the scant info.

Robert B Prentice (18) sister 11 Howe Street Barskiven, tramway employee, considerable time in naval service, killed on a torpedoed vessel, reported April 5 1917.



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Could this be Robert?

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Description Name Prentice, Robert Potts (wrong initial??)

Date 1894-1922

Catalogue reference ADM 337/128

Dept Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies

Series Admiralty: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve: Records of Service, First World War

Piece RNVR Officers Service Record. Most entries have two men per page. Described at item level.

Image contains Image contains one document of many for this catalogue reference.

Number of image files: 1

Image Reference Format and Version Part Number Size (KB) Number of Pages Price (£)

306 / 157 PDF 1.2 1 167 1 3.50

Total Price (£) 3.50


Edit: Kevin, your title states Robert P and post gives Robert B, which is correct?



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What about:


Initials: R B

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Fireman and Trimmer

Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine

Unit Text: S.S. "Snowdon Range" (Liverpool)

Age: 19

Date of Death: 28/03/1917

Additional information: Son of Alexander Rowland Prentice, of 11, Howe St., Barskiven, Paisley, Renfrewshire, and the late Marion Mitchell Prentice (nee Pattison).

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead



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Guest KevinEndon

spot on Garry cheers mate, died in March and reported in May, with 2000 names there are plenty of these croping up, again many thanks for your help


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Date of Death: 28/03/1917; reported April 5 1917. Little more than a week before reporting is not unreasonable for a death at sea.

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