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PRICE, New Zealand, in the BOER WAR

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the PRICE who served NZ in the Boer War

ARTHUR CHARLES Price
Serial No: 771
Rank: Private
Unit: No 6 company
Contingent: third
Occupation: Butcher
Ship: Knight Tempar 17 February 1900
County/City: Waitotara, Taranaki
Address: Wanganui
Next of Kin: Mr A. E. Price
Next of Kin Address: Auckland
NOTE
- Arthur married Catherine McCONVILL in 1905


ERNEST HENRY Price
Born 25 July 1871 in Tirley, Gloucester, England
Serial No: 781
Rank: Private
Unit: 3rd New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 6 Company
Contingent: third
County/City: Stratford
Occupation: Horse Breaker, Contractor, Storekeeper, Farmer, Hop Beer Licensee, Bullock Team Driver
Ship: Knight Tempar 17 February 1900
Address: Ngaire, Taranaki
Next of Kin: Mrs Sophia Price (mother), Tirley near Tewkesbury, Gloucester, England
NOTE
3rd New Zealand Mounted Rifles was also known as Rough Riders


FREDERICK GORDON Price (1872-1944)
Serial No: 13
Rank: Corporal
Unit: No. 1 Company
Contingent: First Contingent
Occupation: Farmer
Ship: Waiwera 21 October 1899
County/City: Marlborough
Next of Kin: Mrs Mary Price
Next of Kin Address: Picton, Marlborough
NOTES
Frederick returned to New Zealand on the S.S. 'Harleck Castle' but later joined the Staff 7 NZMR as 4060 Regimental Sergeant-Major, sailing aboard S.S. 'Gulf of Taranto' from Wellington on 6 April 1901. After the war he stayed in Transvaal working in the diamond mines. Frederick also served in World War One in East Africa. His sister Frances Price was the first New Zealand Nurse in France to be decorated with the Royal Red Cross, presented by King George. (go to his link for more)
Frederick Gordon Price died in February 1944 aged 73 in Johannesburg, South Africa
PARENTS were: Charles & Mary Price
- their brother William James Price also served


JOHN 'Jack' Price (volunteered twice for the Boer War)
Serial No: 2714
Unit: reserves sailing with fifth
Rank: Private
Contingent: Reserves
Ship: Waimate 31 March 1900
Occupation: labourer
Address: Upper Plain, Masterton
NEXT OF KIN - Stephen Price

JOHN 'Jack' Price reserves
Serial No: 5239
Unit: North Island Regiment - B Squadron
Rank: Private
Contingent: Eighth
Ship: Surrey 1 February 1902
Occupation: farmer
Address: Upper Plain, Masterton
NEXT OF KIN - Stephen Price
Jack died in Masterton Hospital 20 June 1904 aged 24 from INJURIES received in BOER WAR
& buried Archer St cemetery
From the Wairarapa Daily Times 23 June 1904
The deceased was accorded a military funeral and six returned troopers from the Masterton Rifle Volunteers -
- the following pall-bearers were chosen, Messrs:
F. HARCOMBE
B. HOLMWOOD
K. JOHNSTONE
A. MARSH (1878-1953)
Frank MARSH (1881-1931)
J. RENALL


LEONARD Price (1877-1957)
Serial No: 303
Rank: Corporal
Unit: nos 3 and 4 Companies
Contingent: second
Occupation: Teacher
Ship: Waiwera 20 January 1900
Address: Lower Hutt
Next of Kin: Mr Isaac George price
Relationship to Soldier: father
Next of Kin Address: same
PARENTS were: Isaac George PRICE & Emma Mary BOUTS


THOMAS Price
Serial No: 9433
Rank: private
Unit: South Island Regiment - G Squadron
Contingent: Tenth
County/City: Tuapeka, Otago
Occupation: Labourer
Ship: Norfolk 19 April 1902
Address: Tapanui
Next of Kin: Mrs Catherine Price
Relationship to Soldier: mother
Next of Kin Address: same
PARENTS were:
5th of 8 known children of William PRICE & Catherine McINTOSH


WILLIAM Price
Serial No: 5960
Rank: Private
Unit: South Island Regiment - G Squadron
Contingent: Eighth
County/City: Dunedin
Occupation: Carter for D. WILSON, Hillside, Caversham, Dunedin
Ship: Cornwall 8 February 1902
Address: 137 Walker street, Dunedin
Next of Kin: Mr Henry Price
Relationship to Soldier: father
Next of Kin Address: same
NOTE William received the Military Pension in 1902


WILLIAM CHARLES Price
Serial No: 9582
Rank: Private
Unit: South Island Regiment - H Squadron
Contingent: Tenth
County/City: Wellington
Occupation: Painter
Ship: Norfolk 19 April 1902
Address: Kilburnie, Wellington
Next of Kin: Mrs Margaret Price
Relationship to Soldier: mother
Next of Kin Address: same
PARENTS were: Charles & Margaret (1842-1912) PRICE


WILLIAM JAMES Price
Serial No: 4243
Rank: Sergeant
Unit: no 23 company (Nelson section)
Contingent: seventh
County/City: Marlborough
Occupation: Maltster
Ship: Gulf of Taranto 6 April 1901
Address: Picton, Marlborough
Next of Kin: Mrs Mary Price
Relationship to Soldier: mother
Next of Kin Address: same
PARENTS were: Charles & Mary Price



PHOTO
Corporal 13 Frederick Gordon Price

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by ngairedith on 2013-01-04 09:57:09

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