|Death: ||Feb. 22, 1945, Belgium|
Capt Lillard E Pratt, ASN O-362411 , 343FA Bn, 90 DIV . Silver Star, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster .
Son of Thomas Pratt, born ca 1891 in New Mexico.
Captain Lillard E. Pratt Killed In Action -
Mrs. Carl Samuelson and Mrs. Bernard Samuelson received word Sunday that their brother, Captain Lillard E. Pratt, 28, was killed in action in Germany, February 22. He was serving in the 90th division of General Patton's Third Army. Until a recent transfer to the infantry he was in the field artillery.
Lillard was a graduate of the Rising City high school and a graduate of the College of Agriculture, University of Nebraska. He was a member of the Farm House Fraternity.
Before his induction into the army he was manager of the Swift's Turkey Packing Plant at Torrington, Wyoming. He also raised turkeys extensively on a farm he owned near there.
He is survived by his wife and two boys, David, 3, and John, 20 months, at Torrington, Wyoming, his mother, Mrs. H.S.Burgess of Silver Creek, Nebraska, two sisters of Palmer and one brother, Cpl. Randall A. Pratt serving somewhere in the Pacific.
The Palmer (Nebraska) Journal, March 8, 1945, page 1, transcribed by Linda Berney
Thomas Pratt (1890 - 1979)
Cente M Aden Burgess (1888 - 1988)
Naomi R. Pratt Samuelson (1914 - 2009)**
Thelma G. Pratt Henderson (1917 - 2015)*
Lillard E Pratt (1917 - 1945)
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Arrondissement de Verviers
Plot: G / 1 / 16
Maintained by: Linda Berney
Originally Created by: Dominique Potier
Record added: May 17, 2010
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