Born: 20th March 1881, Paddington, Middlesex.

Baptised: 25th January 1883, at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Paddington. Parents: Eliza & John Pratt, a Cab Driver.

Died: 25th September 1917; age 36; KiA.

Residence: 83, Hatfield Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Salesman.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 14th July 1916.

Date of Entry Therein: November 1916.


Rank: Private; Service Number: G/19864

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment, 12th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Addenda Panel.

Tyne Cot Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Ellen Margueritta Pratt, of 83, Hatfield Road, Ipswich.




1881   69, Amberley Road, Paddington, Middlesex.


George was 2 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Pratt, 31, a Cab Driver, born Paddington.

Eliza Pratt (nee Young), 31, born Rainham, Essex.

John Arthur Pratt, 7, born Rainham.

Louisa Jane Pratt, 6, born Rainham.

Ada May Pratt, 2, born Paddington.


1891   38, Bravington Road, Paddington.


George was 10 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

John, 41, a Cab Driver – Groom.

Eliza, 41.

Ada, 12.


1901   133, Bravington Road, Paddington.


George was 20 years old, a Sports & Games Salesman. He was living with his parents, sisters and niece.

John, 51, a Cab Driver – Groom.

Eliza, 51.

Ada, 22, a Shirt Machinist.

Louisa Laburum (nee Pratt), 26.

Louisa M. Labrum, 6 months, born Fulham, London.


1911   28, Dafforne Road, Upper Tooting, S.W.

George was 30 years old, a Shop Assistant – Sports & Games. He was married and living with his parents.

John, 61, a Cab Driver.

Eliza, 61.

Ellen, 29.

George, 2.


George was educated at Harrow Road Council School.


On the 18th August 1906, at St. Peter’s Church, Camden, London, 25 year old, George, a Salesman, of 52, Barton Crescent, married 24 year old, Ellen Margueritta Barney, of 4, Compton Street, born June 1882, St. Pancras, London – daughter of Alfred Cornelius Barney, a stained glass artist and glazier, and Mary Elizabeth Barney (nee Linear (1st marriage De Vleeschouwer)), of Compton Street, St. Pancras.

Ellen and George had one son:

George Leslie Richard Pratt, born October 1908, Wandsworth, London.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ellen M. Pratt – widow.


Royal Sussex Regiment, 12th Battalion

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