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Pratt, J.C., C.S.M., 1958

Photo: James Pasby

In Spennymoor Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of:-

4451263 WO II (CSM)
J.C. Pratt
The Durham Light Infantry
9th February 1958 Age 41

At Rest
Until we meet again

The Newcastle Journal 10/02/1958 reports:-


Sergeant Major James Pratt aged 41 died In the Drill Hall Spennymoor yesterday. He collapsed as he was about to dismiss a parade of "C" Company of the Durham Light Infantry (TA ).

Members of the company found that he was dead when they went to help him.

The facts have been reported to the Coroner.

Pratt who was married with two children went to Spennymoor as the company drill instructor about two years ago

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk