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.
Personal recollections of H.B. Pratt
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection AFE 25
- Dates of Creation1975
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; typescript (partly photocopy)
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Scope and Content
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
The papers were placed in the Collection by Mr Pratt in ca. 1975.
Other Finding Aids
East Africa catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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