Cecil Henry Pratt1

M, #3809, b. Dec 1896
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FatherHenry Pratt1
MotherDelilah Eleanor Crapnell2 b. between 31 Mar 1875 and 30 Mar 1877
     Cecil Henry Pratt was born between 30 Dec 1894 and 28 Dec 1896 in Debenham, Suffolk, England.1 His birth was registered in the Dec 1896 quarter in the Bosmere registration district.3 He was the son of Henry Pratt and Delilah Eleanor Crapnell.1,2 Cecil Henry Pratt was described as Height 5' 4", Weight 114 lb, Girth when fully expanded 33", range of expansion 3", Eyes grey, Hair brown, scar below chin - operation on 23 Dec 1913.1

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
31 Mar 1901Henry PrattCecil Henry Pratt was listed as a member of the household of Henry Pratt in the 1901 census in Main Street, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Delilah Eleanor Crapnell.2
2 Apr 1911Henry PrattCecil Henry Pratt was listed as a member of the household of Henry Pratt in the 1911 census in By Vicarage, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Jane Chappell, Beryl C Pratt, Benjamin Pratt and Blanche Pratt.4

Military History

  • On 29 Dec 1913 Cecil Henry Pratt was a Private, Serial Number 8834 and served in the 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.1
  • He began military service on 29 Dec 1913 after enlisting in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.1
  • On 23 Apr 1915 Cecil Henry Pratt was a Lance Corporal, Serial Number 8834 and served in the 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.5
  • He ended military service on 23 Apr 1915 in Felixstowe, Suffolk, England; No longer physically fit for war service "Tubercle of lung."1
  • Circa 1919 Cecil was awarded the 1914 Star.6
  • Circa 1919 Cecil was awarded the British War Medal.7
  • Circa 1919 Cecil was awarded the Victory Medal.7

Occupation

DateOccupation
29 Dec 1913Grocer's Asistant1
Last Edited=10 Mar 2014

Citations

  1. [S442] Service Record of Cecil Henry Pratt, Suffolk Regiment, WW1 (The National Archives, WO 363) "unknown cd."
  2. [S3] Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Enumeration District : 8."
  3. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Dec 1896 Bosmere 4a 875."
  4. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG14; Piece: 10752; Schedule Number: 8."
  5. [S443] Medal Card of Cecil H Pratt, Suffolk Regiment, 1914 - 1915 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "unknown cd."
  6. [S443] Medal Card of Cecil H Pratt, Suffolk Regiment, 1914 - 1915 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "Roll 12/1/1 Page 120."
  7. [S443] Medal Card of Cecil H Pratt, Suffolk Regiment, 1914 - 1915 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "Roll K/1/103B22 Page 4334."