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Charles Frederick Tempest PRICE

Private 7180 Charles Frederick Tempest PRICE of 16th Bn., Manchester Regiment

Killed in Action Thursday 15th June 1916, France , age 25

Of:Avondale, Sylvan Avenue, Marsland Road, Brooklands, Sale, Cheshire
Born:1891, Sale, Cheshire
Parents:Edith Ellen Price and John Frederick Price of Brooklands, Sale, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Katherine Price of 3 Sylvan Avenue, Sale, Cheshire
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered on:Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Somme, France,   grave II. F. 7.
Link with Hyde:Worked in Hyde


War Death Record says "born in Brooklands, Cheshire."

Late County Coroner's Son:

News has been received of the death, which occurred on June 15, of Private Charles Frederick Tempest Price, of the Manchester Regiment. He was twenty-five years of age, and the son of the late Mr John F. Price, county coroner. Educated at Malvern and the Manchester Grammar School, he was a solicitor articled with Mr Brownson, Town Clerk of Hyde.
Captain W. Elstob writes:
Eric Price was killed whilst on sentry duty in the trenches. I was standing by his side, and he practically fell into my arms. He was instantly killed by a bullet through the head, and fell backwards dead without a murmur. I must have only been commanding this company a very short time, but I had learnt to know that Eric Price was one of the very best men under my command

Manchester Evening News, Thursday 29th June 1916, Page 2, Column 8.

Memorial Grave in Brooklands Cemetery, Sale, Greater Manchester, (plot 191009222)