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PRENTICE, Owen (1887-1968) – Worcestershire Yeomanry

Pte Owen Prentice (1887-1968) had a very short career in the Army.  He enlisted in the Worcestershire Yeomanry (No 2296) on 29th August 1914, 3 weeks into the conflict, but was discharged as unfit for further service on 7th October 1914.  He served a total of 40 days.  In 1911 he was a farm labourer, boarding with the Mason family on Pitchers Hill.