One more Simcoe Man added to the
Lengthening Honour Roll
Word has been received in
Simcoe that George Pratt, previously reported "missing,"
was killed in action
Pte. Pratt enlisted at the
first call for volunteers and went from Simcoe with the first
detail under Sergt. Mac[Master]. He had been in France for
eighteen months and in the thick of all the fighting in the Ypres
He was an English lad by
birth, twenty years of age, one of a family of ten. His mother
lives in Brighton, England.
He came to Canada and to Simcoe something over five years ago, and
made his home with his aunt,
Mrs. J. Pratt, Bank of Commerce
He was an employee of the Dominion Canners, and a member of St.
Paul's Church. A brother and his uncle John Pratt are in the