Price, Richard

Richard Price, Private 457294, 14th Battalion, Canadian Infantry
Died 26th September 1916 in France, aged 40

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of William and Caroline Price, of Macclesfield, Cheshire, England.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

Richard’s death was reported in the Macclesfield Times of 13 April 1917.

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Richard Price has no known grave and is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial near Arras, France. The Vimy Memorial is the great memorial to all Canadians who served their country in battle during the First World War, and also bears the names of 11,000 Canadian servicemen who died in France – many of them in the fight for Vimy Ridge – who have no known grave.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Richard Price.

In Macclesfield, Private Richard Price is commemorated on the Park Green, Town Hall, and Trinity Wesleyan Methodist Church war memorials.


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