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Owen Bennion PRICE

Regimental number3409
Place of birthWoolawin, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolClayfield State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressE S & A Bank, Woodford, Kilcoy Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Thomas Bennion Price, Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date8 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Place of burialCorbie Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 2, Row F, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Family/military connectionsCousins: 393B Pte Lyle Vincent D'Oyley PRICE, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 9 July 1918; 5681 Corporal Wilfred Price SIMMONDS, 25th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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