Edith Helen Pratt


Died aged c. 77

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Edith Helen Pratt 1882-1959 Exmouth’s first recipient of the Order of the British Empire in August 1917, was educated in this building when it housed Southlands School. After she left in 1900, the school moved to the site that later became Rolle College. Her OBE citation reads: “Late Staff Superintendent for Welfare, Gun Ammunition, Filling Division, Ministry of Munitions. Now Deputy Chief Controller

Southlands School, Carlton Hill, Exmouth, United Kingdom where they attended school