2nd Lt. Harold Edgar Price DCM

He claimed in RIC enlistment that he was born 1894 Apr 18 in Dublin. The MIC however ties up with a man of his name born in Derbyshire. There are no such men born in Dublin at that time.

1895 Apr/Jun . Born Bakewell, Derbyshire

1901 in Bakewell, Derbys

1911 census at 40, Widnes Rd, Widnes (same as MIC)

1918 Oct 21. DCM Gazetted. 242130 Sjt. H. E. Price, L'pool R. (Widnes). For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This non-commissioned officer displayed coolness and resource in repelling an enemy raiding party. When they entered the trench he bombed them out and "hastened their retreat across " No Man's Land " with Lewis gun and rifle fire. He had done very good work for his company as Lewis gun serjeant.

1919 Feb 6. Commission on discharge. 6th Bn., L'pool R.—Harold Edgar Price, D.C.M.

1921 Dec 12 Gazetted out , 2nd Lt. H. E. Price, D.C.M.

1920 Aug 20. Joined ADRIC with service no 290. Posted to C Coy

1921 May 10. On a raid in Dublin

1921 Jul 15 to 29 Jul on Leave

1921 Sep 16 to 30 Sep on Leave

1921 Oct 1 Suspended (no note of when this ended)

1921 Oct 1 to Oct 17. On Leave without pay

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1925 May 1. Married in Widnes, Lancashire, England to Edith Thompson Pierpoint (1898–1974)

1926 Apr/Jun child John B Price born Wirral

1939 Register in Birkenhead, Cheshire. Occupation Ship Owner Asst Departmental Manager & Steamship General



The only Price in Dublin would have been an "unknown" Christian name on 18 Aug 1894 and not 18 Apr. They do not have any children shown in 1901 and 1911 census