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Transcribed biography of Charles A. Pratt

Son of Moses J. and Martha Pratt; born March 23, 1877, Jackson Township, Porter County, Ind. Carpenter. Served on Mexican Border in 1916. Enlisted in U.S. Regular Army March 26, 1917, Ft. Thomas, Ky. Overseas in September 1917; assigned to Company A, 9th Infantry. Killed in action November 3, 1918. Buried, Meuart Ardennes, France. Awarded Croix de Guerre with two silver stars. The American Legion Post, Valparaiso, Ind., named in his honor. Survived by two children, Jesse, and Earl Pratt, Valparaiso, Ind.

Source: Oliver, John Williams. 1921. Gold Star Honor Roll: A Record of Indiana Men and Women Who Died in the Service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War: 1914-198. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Commission. 750 p.
Page(s) in Source: 512

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