John Alfred PRITCHARD

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PRITCHARD, John Alfred

Service Number: 1111
Enlisted: 9 September 1914, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Poplar, London, England, 1883
Home Town: Annandale, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Septicaemia of wounds to the thigh, At sea on board Dunluce Castle, Malta, 13 August 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot B, Row V1, Grave 6
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1111, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 1111, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 1111, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
26 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 4th Infantry Battalion
6 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1111, 4th Infantry Battalion, Serious gunshot wound to the thigh fracturing the bone and invalided to Malta 12 August 1915
13 Aug 1915: Involvement Corporal, SN 1111, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Archibald an Jane (nee Connell) Pritchard of Annandale, NSW. Brother of Archibald Thomas Pritchard of West Ham, England and R F Pritchard of the 17th Battalion who also lost his life

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

His brother was Lance Corporal Reuben Frank Pritchard, Service Number 1273, 17th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F.who died of wounds in Flanders 16th November 1917.

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He had previously served for twelve and a half years with the Royal Marines.

Births Sep 1884   Pritchard John Alfred Poplar 1c 572