Personal recollections of H.B. Pratt

Scope and Content

Photocopied typescript recollections of First World War experience in East Africa, with a duplicate copy (nd); typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle in 1975.

Administrative / Biographical History

H.B. Pratt was born in Birkenhead in 1890 and grew up in Sunderland. He joined the 7th Durham Light Infantry (Territorial Battalion) in 1914, but transferred in 1915 to train as a signaller. He served as a sapper with the Royal Engineers in East Africa, 1916-1918.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mr Pratt in ca. 1975.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tapes 290 and 291: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in 1975.