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Charles Frederick Tempest PRICE

Private 7180 Charles Frederick Tempest PRICE
16th Battalion, Manchester Regiment

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

Home address:Avondale, Sylvan Avenue, Marsland Road, Brooklands, Sale, Cheshire
Born:1891, Sale, Cheshire
Parents:Edith Ellen Price and John Frederick Price
Brooklands, Sale, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Katherine Price
3 Sylvan Avenue, Sale, Cheshire
Enlisted:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered:Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Somme, France,
plot II, row F, grave 7.
Brooklands Cemetery, Sale Manchester
plot 191009222.
Link to Hyde:Worked in Hyde

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

From the Manchester Evening News, Thursday 29th June 1916, page 2, column 8:

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

His Memorial in Brooklands Cemetery,