Corps of Military Police

Cap Badge of the Corps of Military Police (King George VI)
Soldier Details:
Surname: Pratt
Initials:   W.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  2818018
Notes:   CMP. POW. He was born in Birmingham and resided in Inverness and formerly served in the Seaforth Highlanders. No inscription on gravestone. Captured 25/12/1941 in Hong Kong. 25/12/1941 casualty lists 706 to 721, Hong Kong, Missing. 5/9/1942 Died from diphtheria. Info from Japanese POW index card: Walter Pratt, 26/3/1913 born Birmingham, address: Mrs J Stuart, 14 East Comwell Street, Leith Scotland, father James Alec, mother Jessie. Walter Pratt.

POW Details:
Camp: Stanley     HONG KONG
Notes:
Casualty Details:
Date Killed: 5th September 1942
Company: Hong Kong Command
Cemetery: STANLEY MILITARY CEMETERY   HONG KONG
CWGC Search:
Grave Photograph
Map