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.
Prior to call up for national service Cyril had been an army cadet, regularly attending the Penistone Drill Hall.
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.
The following are a selection of photographs from Paroi Camp and surrounding area, Malaya. Cyril served during the Malayan Emegency.
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”