Pratt, Thomas [Simson] ♂
Soldier - ensign 1814. Lieutenant 26th Regiment. Deputy Adjutant General Madras [now Chennai, India] 1843-1855. Commanded forces in Australia 1856-1861. Conducted war against Maoris [New Zealand] 1860-1861. General 1873. Retired 1877.
Knighted (K.C.B. [Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath]), 1861.
Brother in law of Thomas Chalmers, D.D.
- F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921)
- Australian Dictionary of Biography
- C. C. B. Watson, Alexander Cowan, 1915