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James Henry Norman PRICE

Date of birth--/05/1889
OccupationTimber getter
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs A F Price, 276 Stamford Hill, London, North England
Enlistment date20 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion


Unit: 42nd Battalion
Promotion date: 28 July 1917

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He personally led a raiding party with the greatest vigour and determination, driving the enemy who were in superior numbers, back to their support line. After inflicting heavy casualties he withdrew his party with great skill through hostile barrage to our trenches. His personal courage inspired his men with the greatest confidence.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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