Gunner Frank Price

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

22 Feb 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Shop manager


Saxby Bros, Dunstable Road, Luton

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

142 Dunstable Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death

Palestinian Territory

Grave Location

Jerusalem War Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 9th March 1918
Gunner Frank Price

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.

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Gunner Frank Price

Author: Deejaya

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