Alexander PRICE

Regimental number3119
Place of birthEsk Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEx constable
AddressMary Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Richard Price, Moombara via Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1916
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 131), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and isabella Adams PRICE, Moombra, Esk, Queensland

Military Medal

'Showed great coolness and courage while in the front line near MOUQUET FARM from 38th August, 1916 to 2nd September, 1916. He commanded an advanced post beyond the front line, and although that position of the line was heavily shelled he stuck to his post.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal