Died non Battle

Pvt Pratchard was taken Prisoner by Japanese on 7 May 1942. He was sent to camp 14-121 at the Philippines and transported on a ship, the Shinyo Mary, which sank not too far out, swam to shore but died of Pneumonia on the shore.

Buried at Manila American Cemetery, Philippines, D, 16, 151.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of death: 17 September 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Mine Planter Harrison
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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