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Price-J-O-Sapper-6028

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

All Australian Memorial - Victoria, p 27.

 

Price J O         Sapper    6028    John Oswald              5 FCE    18    Fitter and turner    Single    Meth

Address:    Ascot Vale, Ormond Rd, 34   

Next of Kin:    Price, Sophia, Mrs, mother, 34 Ormond Rd, Ascot Vale   

Enlisted:    22 Nov 1915       

Embarked:     A54 Runic 20 Jan 1916 (Sydney)

Prior service:    58 Inf Regt.

 

Relatives on Active Service:

Price R L L-Cpl-116  brother

 

Transferred to 4th Field Engineers 13/10/1916.

 

Mentioned in this publication

Harold Snape's Diary, 1915 - 30 Apr 1916

https://victoriancollections.net.au/items/57fc8f6bd0cdd12c4077a754

 

5 HAROLD SNAPE 8 JAN 1917 to 9 APR 1917.pdf

  • Thursday 5 April 1917: "Hauled out 5 a.m. to go with Bdr. Noyes & 3 others to 5th Bde Hqrs. Walked to Vaux-Vracourt & wandered about till we finally got back without finding the joint at ½ past 8 a.m. Others sent on job. Went to Favreuil for water. Saw Dick & Jack Price, 4th Coy, 4th Div, Engrs 2 Section. Beautiful day. Left on limber about 7 p.m. to go up to move 2 guns. Took them thro’ Vaux about 2 mls. Open position. Back about 10.30 a.m. Lovely night. Canteen open today. Latrine afternoon".

 

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall L-R

Ascot Vale Methodist Church

Ascot Vale State School

Moonee Ponds Methodist Church

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour Wounded

Welcome Home 7 Nov 1918

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