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Born: 1883, Bradford
Died: 18 April 1917
Buried: Mory Abbey Military Cemetery
Address: 22 Bankfield Driver, Nab Wood, Shipley
Parents: Charlesworth & Margaret
Spouse: Yes
Occupation: Wool merchant
Rank: Captain
Rolls of Honour: St Peter’s, Shipley
Children: two
Regiment: 2/6 West Riding
Norman Charlesworth Prince
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On 27 April 1917, the Shipley Times & Express reported: Capt Norman Charlesworth Prince, Duke of Wellington’s Regt, the third son of the late Mr Charlesworth Prince, wool merchant of Piccadilly, Bradford, has been killed in action. Captain Prince, who was 35 years of age had a very large circle of friends in the city and was greatly liked. He took a keen interest in the Volunteer and Territorial movement and for nine years was in charge of the Bingley Company of Territorials.
He enlisted at the outbreak of hostilities. His home was at Bankfield, Nab Wood, Shipley. He leaves a widow and two children. They followed this up with a report published on 5 October 1917, giving details of Capt Prince’s will: Capt Norman Charlesworth Prince, West Riding Regt, of 2 Bankfield Drive, Shipoley, a member of the firm of Charlesworth Prince & Son, wool merchants, Bradford, who was killed in action on 18th April 1917, aged 35 years, has left property of the value of £10,273
13s 8d gross and £10,101 19s 6d net. Probate of the will and codicil is granted to Arthur Barnes Prince of Woodville, Norton Road, Morecambe, Lancs, wool merchant, brother; and Harold Senior of 3 Broadmarsh, Nottingham, warehouseman. The testator gives £1,000 each to his children on their attaining 21 years of age and the residue of the property in trust for his wife for life and then for his children.
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