1894 Oct/Dec Born Malling Kent
1901 census living at Church Hill, Ringmer, Sussex
1911 census at Springett Cottage, Ringmer, Lewes, Sussex
He must have been a regular soldier in 1914 as he was in France by Aug 1914.
1914 Aug 3. Lands in France as Private in Kings Royal Rifle Corps
1917 Aug 21. Commissioned in 3rd Royal Sussex. The undermentioned Wt. and N.C.O.s to be 2nd Lts.: —Serjt. Joseph Thomas Pratt, from K.R. Rif. C.
1918 Dec 27. The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts. : R. Suss. R., J. T. Pratt.
1919 Dec 16. E. Suss. R.—Lt. J. T. Pratt retires, receiving a gratuity.
1920 Jul 27 Joined ADRIC with service no 7. With J Coy in Macroom
1921 Aug 12. Re-enganged for a further contract
1924 Dec 17. R. Sussex R.—Lt. J. T. Pratt on enlistment, in the ranks, resigns his commn.