Price, Daniel

Daniel Price was recorded on the census of 1901 living with his family at Canol y Mynydd in Brynford. Head of the household was Ann Price who was a 43 year old widow The census tells us she was a laundress. Her listed children were Albert 22, Edith E 11, Daniel 9 and Keziah A who was 5. The family spoke Welsh and English.

The next census of 1911 places the family at Eosvan House Brynford.  Widow Ann was still Head of the household.  Her listed children were Albert 32 who was described as ‘A Farmer’s son working on farm’.  Edie (Edith) E was 21 and was a domestic servant. Daniel was 18 and worked as a spinner and silk worker.  (Ann Price filled the census form in and she wrote that she was married for 38 years and had given birth to 7 children, one of whom had died. )

Daniel’s Commonwealth War Grave certificate tells us that his late father’s name was Robert Price.

UK Soldiers Who Died in The Great War 1914 -19 – accessible on www’ includes an entry for Daniel Price. It confirms the military details on the left of this page and it adds that he enlisted in Flint and that he ‘Died of wounds’  His medal index card also on ancestry, lists his three medals and tells us that he entered his first theatre of war on the 8th August 1915. This was the Balkans  – Gallipoli. He died 11 days later aged 23.

He has no known grave but is listed on the Helles memorial




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