Cyril PRICE

23482561 Gnr Cyril PRICE Royal Artillery

23482561 Gnr Cyril PRICE Royal Artillery

 

Cyril Price was born at Dodworth, South Yorkshire on 5th January 1938. George Henry PRICE and Florence PRICE (Gledhill) parents. One of five brothers Cyril, George, Thomas, John, Ronald and 3 sisters Florence, Dorothy and Sylvia. On 13th June 1960 Cyril married Doreen RUSHFORTH at Worksop registry office and they had three children Robert , Shirley and Tracey.

George and Florence

George and Florence

George Henry PRICE

George Henry PRICE

Prior to call up for national service Cyril had been an army cadet, regularly attending the Penistone Drill Hall.

Cadet PRICE rear 3rd from right

Cadet PRICE rear 3rd from right

 

Cyrils promotion

Cyrils promotion

Cyril had served with the Royal Artillery as a national serviceman as 23482561 Gnr C. PRICE R.A. enlisting in 1956.

Cyril commenced his training at Kinmel Park.

81st Battery R.A. Kinmel Park, Cyril bottom row 3rd left

81st Battery R.A. Kinmel Park, Cyril bottom row 3rd left

 

The following are a selection of photographs from Paroi Camp and surrounding area, Malaya. Cyril served during the Malayan Emegency.

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Veterans Badge Certificate

Veterans Badge Certificate

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pingat Jasa Award Certificate

Pingat Jasa Award Certificate

 

Cyril passed away 22nd July 2010 in Lancaster and lies now in the cemetery of Bolton Le Sands.

REST IN PEACE DAD

“Artillery adds dignity, to what would otherwise be an ugly brawl”