PRICE, Alfred Percival
(Service number 13574)

First Rank Sapper Last Rank


Date 3 May 1884 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Augustine Street, Waimate
Occupation Carrier
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs E. J. PRICE (mother), 11 Augustine Street, Waimate
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 13th Reinforcements, Divisional Signalling Company
Date 27 May 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Poultry farmer


Date 17 August 1953 Age 69 years
Place of Death Mosgiel
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Block 206, Plot 10
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Alfred Percival Price was born on 3 May 1884 at Waimate, the second son of Alexander and Emily Jane (née Mason) Price. His father died in 1901 and was buried at Waimate A. P. Price, 13574, of Waimate, returned to New Zealand per the “Kia Ora”, embarking at Liverpool in March 1919, the draft being due at Lyttelton on 7 May 1919. Alfred married Katherine May Scott in 1921. He died on 17 August 1953 at Mosgiel, aged 69 years, and was buried in Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin. His widow died 24 years after and was buried with him.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [27 June 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [27 June 2020]; Andersons Bay Cemetery headstone image & burial record (Dunedin City Council) [30 June 2020]; New Zealand Times, 26 April 1919 (Papers Past) [27 June 2020]

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