Son of E. D. Prothero, Glenburn, Prestwick, Ayrshire, b. 1884.
Army III—I. School Prefect.
R.M.C. Sandhurst ; Cheshire Regt. 1903 ; Indian Army (90th Punjabis) 1905 ; Captain 1912 ; in Civil Employment, Burma Commission.
Great War, 90th Punjabis attd. Indian Political Department. Despatches.
'He was a boy of marked ability, who would have gone far in the sphere of work which he had adopted. We well remember the interesting account which he gave us of it all during a visit which he paid us some few years ago.' (Malvernian, Nov 1918).