Thomas Alexander PRATT (2)

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Medal Card for Alexander Stewart PRATT Father of -

Thomas Alexander PRATT. Born 1888 in Malta, to Margaret nee Watt and Garrison Sergeant-Major Alexander Pratt, residing at St Francis, Floriana, Malta.
Died 7th September 1890 aged 13 months.

His father died in Malta 19 March 1921. His mother died 12 May 1957 aged 91 years at Hollington, Sussex

At rest in Ta,Braxia Cemetery, Malta.

Also, in living memory of their second son, 2nd Lieutenant A.S. Pratt. 10th Scottish Rifles aged 22 years. Killed in action in France 24 March 1917 while leading his men most gallantly.

Their second son -

Alexander Stewart PRATT. 2nd Lieutenant 12th attached 10th Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Born 1895 in Malta. Resided at 107 Highbury New Park, Middlesex. Killed in action 24 March 1917 aged 22 years.
Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.

1911 he was a boarder aged 16 born in Malta residing at 76 Petherton Road, Highbury N. Occupation probationer telegraphic with Eastern Telegraph Company

London Gazette dated 15 November 1915 -
The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants. Dated 8th November 1915: The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles).
Alexander Stewart Pratt to be temporary Second) Lieutenant. Dated 11 November 1915.

Some notes on their father Garrison Sergeant Major Alexander Pratt -
Alexander Stewart (Stuart) PRATT. Born 18 Dec 1863 at Fort St, Broughly Ferry, Monifieth Scotland, to Alexander Pratt and Janet Kay, husband of Margaret Watt who he married in Malta. Enlisted 56th Brigade 4 Aug 1880, transferred to 1st Battalion, The Black Watch 1 Aug 1881. Promoted Corporal 26 June 1883; Lance Sergeant 10 Aug 1884. Sergeant 14 August 1884. Colour Sergeant 7 Mar 1888. Garrison Sergeant Major at Malta 1 April 1890. Promoted Quartermaster, 2nd Royal Malta Regiment of Militia 6 July 1898. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, date not known. Secretary of the Malta Union Club.
Died 19th March 1921 aged 57 years at his residence with his wife at 57 Windsor Terrace, Sliema, Malta. Resting place unknown.

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