Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.

H C Price (1898 1918)

Horace Cyril Price was born in Bridgnorth in 1898. He was the son of Richard Price, baker, and his wife Augusta Sophia. The family lived in the High Street.

Horace served with the 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. He died on 2nd September, 1918 while his Division was involved in continuous fighting. He is buried in Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval, near Arras.

Private Price, 31837, was awarded the Victory and British medals. His death was reported in the Bridgnorth Journal on 14th September, 1918.

[Bridgnorth Journal, Saturday 14th September, 1918]
Mrs. Richard Price, 75 High Street, Bridgnorth, has been officially informed that her son, Pte. Horace Cyril Price, died at 46 Casualty Clearing Station, France, on the 2nd inst., of wounds received that day. The deceased was aged 19 and the youngest son of the late Mr. Richard Price and Mrs. Price.

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