Frederick Charles (Freddie) PRATT

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PRATT, Frederick Charles

Service Number: 1166
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Kensington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Cootamundra, New South Wales, 12 January 1885
Home Town: Woodstock, Cowra, New South Wales
Schooling: Woodstock Public School
Occupation: Guard (Railways)
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 19 May 1915, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1166, Kensington, New South Wales
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1166, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1166, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1166, 3rd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography

"...1166 Signaller Frederic Charles 'Freddie' Pratt, F Company, 3rd Battalion, of Woodstock, NSW. Sig Pratt enlisted on 17 August 1914 and embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Euripides on 20 October 1914. He was killed in action on 19 May 1915 at Shrapnel Gully, during a heavy but unsuccessful enemy attack." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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