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Railway Pioneer Regiment - Transcribing

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Re: Railway Pioneer Regiment - Transcribing - UPDATE

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 6:48AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Pratt
I wonder if you could check if there is either of my ancestors on the list. I'm looking for both:

Arthur Pratt, born, 1849, previously (I think!)a Corporal in 9th Brigade Royal Artillery in 1880. Think he was still alive and a soldier in 1903, so we think he re-enlisted at some point, but I can't find Military records for him anywhere, just evidence of military connections on his son's birth, and marriage certificates.

Charles Edward Pratt, born 1880, Dover (to the above), he is absent from the 1901 census, but married in 1903 (in Scotland), and went to be a Railway Platelayer, travelling to Africa for this purpose in later life (I have him on passenger list in 1915 and 1918) so I was wondering if army was how he got into it, possibly following his father??

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Malcolm Webst... 29 Jul 2009 8:41PM GMT 
Malcolm Webst... 19 Aug 2009 5:29AM GMT 
lesleyodonnel... 28 Jun 2010 12:48PM GMT 
Malcolm Webst... 28 Jun 2010 2:31PM GMT 
lesleyodonnel... 29 Jun 2010 10:52AM GMT 
Malcolm Webst... 29 Jun 2010 1:41PM GMT 
lesleyodonnel... 29 Jun 2010 3:10PM GMT 
Malcolm Webst... 10 Sep 2009 8:29PM GMT 
Malcolm Webst... 20 Sep 2009 3:34PM GMT 
hanemm 14 May 2010 4:55AM GMT 
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