Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,372 pages of information and 233,518 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Walter Hadley Prestage (1900-1940)
1940/41 Obituary 
Walter Hadley Prestage was born in 1900 and was apprenticed to Wolseley Motors, Ltd.
He received his theoretical training at Birmingham Technical School.
In 1924 he joined Prestage, Ltd., as Service Engineer and remained there until 1939 (when he was General Manager and Director).
He served as Lieut.-Colonel in the present war and was killed in the course of his duty on 23rd May, 1940.
He was elected a Graduate in 1920 and transferred to Associate Member in 1924.