Regiment : 78 Field Regiment Royal Artillery
Service number : 944001
Conflict : WW2
Date of death : 16th February 1944 aged 24
Buried : Anzio War Cemetery, Italy, Grave II. M. 10.
Relatives : Son of Hugh and Amy Pretty, of Headless Cross, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Appears on the Army casualties list for Worcestershire.
An undated letter from Harry’s mother, Mrs A. Pretty, 98 Rectory Road, Redditch, can be found within war records held at Worcester County Record Office requesting that his name be added to the county roll of honour. The letter states that Harry Pretty, Gunner, Royal Artillery, service no 944001 was killed in action on Anzio beachhead, Italy on 16th February 1944.