Born: In 1897 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Family: He was the third of six surviving children born to John Prince, a general labourer, and his wife Elizabeth. No marriage can be traced for John.
Residence: In 1901 he lived with his family at 17 Highgate, Whitchurch. By 1911 they had moved to 2 Churton’s Yard, Whitchurch where he continued to live until at least 1919.
Employment: In 1911 he was a baker’s errand boy; his occupation when he enlisted in 1914 was baker.
Died: Not known
Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps
Service Number: S4/036162
Date of Enlistment: 1 December 1914
Date of Discharge: 26 July 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation