Henry Pierre de Prez was born in 1918. His parents were Harry and Alice (nee Baker), both of whom were born in 1886. Henry had a brother called Stanley John, b1920, who also served in the armed forces, and a sister called Joan M, b1915. The family lived in ‘Holmfield’ on Runcorn Road, Moore.
After leaving school, Henry became a plumber. He served in the Royal Engineers in WW2.
Henry married Barbara Duckworth in 1948 and they had one son.
Henry died in 1983 and at the time was living on Knutsford Old Road, Grappenhall.