Paul Edward Pratt was born on 15 November 1921, the son of Edith Melton Pratt and Elva Plumlee.
Died 30 December 1943

PFC Pratt was initially buried at the USAF Cemetery Finschaffen No. 2 at New Guinea. Buried at Knoxville National Cemetery, B, 6072.

The Knoxville Journal, 17 February 1949
Pfc. Paul Edward Pratt, age 23, of Route 4, Knoxville, was killed in action, Dec. 30, 1943 at Cape Gloucester, New Britain, while serving wtih the Seventh Marine Division, Second Batatlion. Survived by mother, Mrs. Elva Pratt Hornback; brother, Gene Pratt; sisters, Mrs. Tom Smith, Mrs. Ernest Young and Mrs. Albert Snyder; one half-brother, Jackie Hornback.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 November 1921
  • Date of death: 30 December 1943
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: Strawberry Plains
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: Seventh Marine Division, Second Batatlion
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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