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Ernest Frank Pratt

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Pratt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Colonel Frank and Mrs. Hessie Pratt, of Linwood, Christchurch.

    Educated at Christchurch Boys' High School. Later worked as a clerk for New Zealand Railways. Source: Allison, Flying Navy, p.116. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    19 January 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    MaltaMediterranean Sea AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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  • To the uncle I never got to know. My mother always missed you Robyn
    Public - David - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2564056/PRATT,%20ERNEST%20FRANK
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Allison, D. (2009). Flying Navy: The story of New Zealanders who flew in the Fleet Air Arm in World War I and World War II and the Roll of Honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland, N.Z.: Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM
    p.116-7 AWMM
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