William Prowse died on 23 Mar 1826. He served in the Royal Navy.
Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB) on 4 Jun 1815
Captain on the Sirius
He appears as a character in the book "1805" (Richard Woodman).
• As Fifth Lieutenant of Barfleur, 98 (Captain Cuthbert Collingwood), he took part in the Glorious First of June (1794). Wounded.
• As Captain of Sirius, 36, he took part in the Battle of Trafalgar (21 Oct 1805).