2355 Private Owen Prandle served in France from 15.2.1915 in the Cheshire Regiment 1/5th battalion. He was admitted to hospital on 19th July 1915 where he died of wounds.
Owen Prandle was awarded the Victory Medal, the British War Medal, and the 1914-15 Star
The following notice appeared in the Chester Chronicle of 31.7.1915:
‘Villagers will regret to hear of the death of Owen Prandle reported as having been killed at the front. He was a member of Kelsall Church Choir and resided at Ashton but before enlistment he was employed at the Railway Station, Chester. He leaves a widow and three young children’
He is buried at Spoilbank Cemetery, at West-Vlaandeven, Belgium; it is located 3 miles south of Ypres.
The Cheshire Roll of Honour would like to thank Jan Ellison for the information and picture of Owen's headstone