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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 Price and John Frederick Price of Brooklands, Sale, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Katherine Price
Occupation:Solicitor
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel grave II. F. 7. of the memorial in Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Somme, France
Link with Hyde:Not Known

Notes:"After only 7 months of active service Private Price was killed by a sniper. His Officer, Captain W. Elstob, wrote that he was killed on sentry duty in the trenches: "I was standing at his side and he practically fell into my arms. He was killed instantly by a sniper's bullet through the head, falling backwards without a murmur."" Manchester Evening News, Thursday 29th June 1916, Page 2, Column 8