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Frederick was born in 1889 in Nottingham and was the son of Albert a French polisher and Mary Price née Wheat. His father Albert was born in 1865 in Nottingham and his mother Mary Wheat was born in 1867 in Nottingham, they were married in 1889, their marriage was recorded in the Nottingham registration district. They went on to have 8 children all of whom were born in Nottingham, their children were:- Frederick Albert b1889, Alice Harriett b1891, Mabel b1893, Frank b1895, Mary Ellen b1897, Harold b1900, Florence b1902 and James Edgar b1907. In the 1911 census the family were living at 14 Thurgarton Street, Sneinton, and were shown as :- Albert 46 yrs head of the family a French polisher, he is living with his wife Mary and their children, Frederick Albert 21 yrs an engine cleaner, Alice Harriett 20 yrs a lace jenner, Mabel 18 yrs a point seaming , Frank 16 yrs a French polisher, Mary Ellen 14 yrs a point seaming, Harold 11 yrs a scholar, Florence 9yrs a scholar and James Edgar 4yrs also at the address is Harriet Caunt 65 yrs Albert's grandmother. Frederick married his wife, Ada May Creswell, in 1914, the marriage was recorded in the Nottingham Registration District, they lived at 74 Sneinton Road, Nottingham they went on to have a son George born in 1915. Following his death his parents were living at Carlton Road, Nottingham.
29 Nov 1918
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  • MM MM Military Medal
6th Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers
Corporal Frederick Price, M.M., enlisted in Nottingham and served with service number 5215 in the 9th battalion Highland Light Infantry, he then transferred to the 2nd Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers and then transferred to the 6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers. He died of pneumonia at the 10th Casualty Clearing Station, France on 29th November 1918 and is buried in Tourcoing (Pont-Neuville) Communal Cemetery
Obituaries published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 29th November 1919:- PRICE. – In loving remembrance of Cpl. Frederick Price, 6th K.O.S.B., loving husband of Ada May Price (née Cresswell), who died of pneumonia, in France, November 29th, 1918. To-day recalls memories of sadness. Silently mourned. – Wife and son. “PRICE. – In loving memory of our dear son Corpl. Fred Price, died in France of pneumonia November 29th, 1918. We pictured him safely returning, and longed to clasp his hand, but God has postponed the meeting, till we meet in the better land. – From his loving mother father, 101 Carlton-road. “PRICE. – In affectionate memory of our dear brother, Cpl. F. Price, died in France, of pneumonia, November 29th, 1918. Sunshine passes, shadows falls, but sweet remembrance outlasts all. – From Cissie and Arthur. “PRICE. – In affectionate memory of our dear brother, Cpl. Fred Price, died in France November 29th, 1918. Just when his days were brightest, just when his hopes were best, he was taken from a world of sorrow, to a home of eternal rest. – From Flora, Bert, little Austin. “PRICE. – Sacred memory of Cpl. Fred Price, died in France of pneumonia, November 29th, 1918. In our homes you are fondly remembered. – From his sorrowing wife's brother, sister, William and Pollie.” Above obituaries courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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