Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
22 Feb 1917
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
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Soldier or Civilian
Gunner Frank Price, 124840, 379 Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery, was fatally wounded in action in Palestine on February 22nd, 1918. He was aged 31, married and had two children.
The former member of the local Volunteer Battalion had joined up two years earlier. Prior to that he was manager of the Messrs Saxby Bros cooked meat branch in Dunstable Road, Luton.
Born in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Frank had married Florence Emma Watson in London on March 26th, 1913. Daughter Mary was born later that year in Stoke-on-Trent and second daughter, Ethel, was born in Sussex in 1915. At the time of Frank's death the family were living at 142 Dunstable Road, Luton.
Frank's body was exhumed from its original grave at the end of the war and reburied in the Jerusalem War Cemetery.