Sergeant Stanley John de Prez

Stanley John de Prez was born in 1920.  His parents were Harry and Alice (nee Baker) who were both born in 1886.  He had a brother called Henry Pierre b1918 who also served in the armed forces and a sister called Joan M b1915.  The family lived at ‘Holmfield’, Runcorn Road.  

After leaving school, Stanley became an apprenticed joiner.  During WW2 he served in the army.

Stanley married Edna Billington in 1924.  She was a well known local historian.  They had one son.

Stanley died in1979.  At the time he and Edna were living in Daresbury.  She died five years later.