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Stuck on Percy Price, WW1

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RStar Report 20 Apr 2014 16:49

Im not familiar with military research and I'd love to find my great grandads WW1 records if anyone can help. His name was Percy Price, born 1889 in Aberkenfig, S Wales. He married Edith Edwards in 1912 and lived in Maesteg.
Description Medal card of Price, Percy:
Corps Regiment No Rank
Cheshire Regiment 260092 Private
Labour Corps 416102 Private
King's Royal Rifle Corps 58234 Private


GlitterBaby Report 20 Apr 2014 17:45

How do you know that is the right Medal Card ?


RStar Report 20 Apr 2014 18:49

I have a photo of it, taken by his great nephew.


ArgyllGran Report 20 Apr 2014 18:57


RStar Report 20 Apr 2014 19:09

Thankyou, I'll have a look.


DazedConfused Report 21 Apr 2014 10:25

R Star

A photo of a medal card for a Percy Price is not proof. I wonder just how many Percy Price's served in WW1.

Also, you need to take into consideration that of all the WW1 records only around 30% survive, thanks to the Luftwaffe in WW2 bombing the building they were held in.

This is in no way critisicism just pointing out some facts. :-)


RStar Report 21 Apr 2014 11:17

Thanks Dazed. The medal card was handed down to his family though.


RStar Report 21 Apr 2014 11:27

Just found it on the National Archives site too, unfortunately no more info.