Price, Stephen

Stephen Price was the son of Stephen and Kate Price, Buckley Common. In 1901 the family was at Liverpool Rd Buckley. With Stephen 34 collier, Catherine 34, Edward 8, Fanny 6, Martha A. 4, Stephen 2 born Buckley, and Eleanor 11 months. The family was at Nant Mawr Buckley in 1911 with additional children Elise, Phoebe and Newton, but Stephen was not present.

Stephen enlisted in Wrexham and was killed in action in Belgium in September 1917. He was buried in Fusliler Wood which was destroyed in later fighting. This is why he is named on the Fusilier Wood Memorial in Dunhallow Cemetery. Dunhallow  is on the site of  an advanced dressing station.

Stephen was remembered on the memorial plaque inside St. John’s Congregational Chapel, Buckley and on his parents’ grave at St. John’s.

In loving memory of Kate beloved wife of Stephen Price, The Common who died Sept 25th 1947, aged 80 years

Also the above Stephen Price died Jan 4 1948 aged 81 years

Also their son Stephen Price who was killed in action Sept 22nd 1917 aged 19 years

Thy will not mine O Lord

Learn more about the other soldiers on the Buckley Memorial

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