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Paymaster Captain Pritchard CBE outstanding group born Southsea

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Francis Burnett Pritchard,
(1851-1922).

Order of the British Empire Commander, India General Service Medal 1854 clasp
Perak, (F.B. PRITCHARD.ASST. PAYR. IN CHARGE.H.M.S. HART.), Egypt Medal 1882 clasp Alexandria 11th July, (F.B. PRITCHARD. AT. PAYMR. R.N. H.M.S. PENELOPE.), British War Medal, (PAYR. CAPT. F.B. PRITCHARD. R.N., Coronation Medal 1902 in silver, Khedives Star 1882.

Born 1851 Southsea.
1868 appointed assistant clerk HMS Northumberland.
1871 to Enterprise then to Jumna.
1872 promoted to Assistant Paymaster.
1874 Paymaster in charge HMS Hart. Awarded his IGSM 54 clasp Perak.
1882 Awarded Egypt medal and clasp having served on the Monarch then posted to Penelope.
1888 promoted to paymaster.
1894 promoted to staff paymaster.
1896 promoted to fleet paymaster.
1901 to St George, Royal tour of the British Empire.
1902 takes part in the fleet review at Spithead, receives the Coronation Medal.
1907 promoted to paymaster in chief.
1914 to President as accounts officer in the Naval Transport Service at Liverpool.
1919 appointed a CBE Military for his work throughout the war.
1922 dies at his home, Burwash, Sussex.

Footnote: his Uncle was hanged for murder in 1865.

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    Ian Laidler
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    Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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