Bank: London County & Westminster Bank
Place of work: London Southwark branch
Died: 18 August 1916
Claude Melnotte Prince was born on 29 January 1897. He was educated at Ardingly College, Sussex, where he was a Serjeant in the school's Officers Training Corps.
In February 1914 Prince went to work for London County & Westminster Bank. A year later, just after turning 18, he left his job at the bank's London Southwark branch to join the army. By 1916 he was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Sussex Regiment, on active service in France. He was killed in action there on 18 August 1916. He was 19 years old and left a widow, Edith Marian, whom he had married earlier that year.