EOD Prescott, James

John Robertson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Prescott
  • FORENAME
James
  • UNIT
33 Engineer Regiment (EOD),Royal Engineers (49 Field Squadron)
  • RANK
Staff Sergeant
  • NUMBER
23834301
  • DATE OF DEATH
23rd May 1982
  • AGE
37
  • GRAVESITE
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 24.2.1945 Hindley,Wigan,Lancashire
son of Thomas and Janet Prescott,Hindley,Lancashire
husband of Theresa (nee Fitzsimmons) Prescott,Chattendean Army Base,Kent (married
1970 in Auchinleck,Ayrshire) (2 daughters Carol Ann and Angela)
father served in R.E. in WW2
mother originally from Auchinleck
family moved to Auchinleck,Ayrshire where his father was a miner
educated Auchinleck Primary School
family returned to Hindley again
Army Cadets
Army Training College,Chepstow age 15
37 Field Squadron,R.E. 1964
33 Engineer Regiment 1970s (Cpl)
promoted Sgt 1973
promoted Staff Sgt 1980
attached 59 Independent Commando Squadron,R.E. (3 Commando Brigade) 1982
award C.G.M. posthumously
killed on HMS Antelope,Ajax Bay,Falklands
 
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