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Frederick William PRATCHETT

Regimental number2866
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolSt Mary's School, Hendon, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Pratchett, 68 Frankland Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 35), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth PRATCHETT; husband of Alice PRATCHETT. Native of London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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