Richard  Stephen Price1894

Richard Stephen Price 1894

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Richard (Dick) Stephen Price came to Canada in either 1911 or 1913.  Two different dates are given for the year of immigration depending on which Canadian census you consult.   The 1921 census indicates it was 1911; the 1926 census indicates it was 1913.

Dick served in the Canadian Expeditionary Forces in World War I.  He never left Canada as he was conscripted into service in April 1918, took his training, and demobilized on January 1, 1919.

He married Elizabeth Jane Morrow in 1927 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  They had one son.

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Date of Birth 15th Jan 1894 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 18th May 1969 VIEW SOURCE


  • Private, Richard Stephen Price

    He was born on the 15th January 1894, at Moate.

    Son of Mary-Anne Hankinson, and Robert Price, a grocer in Moate.

    Brother of Gunner William George Price (also in this collection).

    He enlisted at Winnipeg on 27th September 1917, with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Manitoba Regiment, 1st Depot Battalion.

    Service No. 2382293.

    His papers suggest that he did not have any overseas service, and he was discharged from army service on the 15th January 1919.

    By trade he was a ‘car conductor’, which may refer to a tramcar.

    He married Betty Morrow at Winnipeg, on 18th August 1927.

    Richard Price lived his life in Canada, and he died at his home at

    519 Ingersoll Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, on the 18th May 1969.

    His wife Betty outlived him by twelve years.

    His brother

    Gunner, William George Price

    He was born on the 14th May 1896 at Moate.

    Son of Mary-Anne Hankinson, and Robert Price, a grocer in Moate.

    Brother of Private Richard Price (also in this collection).

    William enlisted at Winnipeg on 13th January 1916, with the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force, Ammunition Column, 3rd Division, at rank of Driver. Service No. 311925.  He was a clerk by occupation.

    His next-of-kin was his mother, living at ‘406 Lipton Street, Winnipeg’.

    He embarked from the port of St. John, Newfoundland, on 11th March 1916 to Liverpool. On 15th July 1916 he arrived for front line action in France, now attached to the Canadian Field Artillery.

    He survived the war and embarking from Southampton, he returned to Canada on 26th May 1919.

    He was awarded the British War Medal, and the Victory Medal.

    He married Elsie McTavish in 1935, and lived out his life in Dauphin, Manitoba, where he died on 8th January 1971.


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