The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Sergeant F T Pragnell


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Serjeant Frederick Thomas T PRAGNELL, G/8074, 10th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment.

Enlisted 22nd May 1915, Lewisham, height 5ft 5 inches, age 23, resided 48a Highclere Street, Lower Sydenham SE. Formerly tin worker.

Husband of Lavinia Pragnell (nee Pizzey), 12 Maddon Road, Lower Sydenham SE. Married 12th September 1914, Holy Innocents, South Norwood.

Children - Winifred Mary Pragnell, born 18th March 1916, Sydenham.

4th October 1915, appointed Lance Corporal; 19th October 1915, appointed Acting Corporal; 2nd March 1916 appointed Acting Sergeant; 2nd March 1916 promoted Sergeant;

11th May 1919, transferred to Reserve and discharged  to 29 Lucas Road, Penge, SE.

AWARDS: MSM


London Gazette 18th January 1919.

War Office, 18th January, 1919.

His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Meritorious Service Medal to the following Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men, in recognition of valuable service rendered with the Armies in France and Flanders:

G/8074 Sjt. Pragnell, F. T., 10th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. (Lower Sydenham).


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