James Edward Prestidge
Date of birth / Date established
01 Oct 1913
Date of death / Date closed
24 Jul 2007
Place of birth / Place established
Place of death / Place closed
James Edward Prestidge was born in Matapu and schooled at Matapu Primary. During World War II he served as a private in the 14th Brigade Defence and Employment platoon, 14th Brigade Medium Machine Coy., 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force and served in the Pacific. James died on 24/07/2007 and is buried in the RSA section of the Eltham cemetery: http://public.stdc.govt.nz/cemeteries/ Record number 22151.