Fred Price was born in Thame in September 1888, the son of George and Susan Price of 8 Church Road.
In the 1911 Census he is listed as a farm labourer, age 15 living in Church Row with father, mother, brothers George 17, Philip 13, William 10, and sister Eliza 21.
He enlisted in the Royal Regiment of Artillery (RH & RFA) on 13th February 1911 in London and served as a driver. He was stationed in England until 19th August 1914 when the battery was mobilised to France.
Fred remained In France until 14th June 1916 when he was returned to England on medical grounds. He was discharged as unfit for military service on 12th July 1916 with a permanent spinal injury.
Fred died in Thame on 14th September 1916 and was buried at St Mary’s four days later, age 28 years.
He is remembered in Thame on the War Memorial, and on All Saints’ Church Memorial Board.
The Thame Remembers Cross was delivered to St Mary’s Churchyard, Thame on 03rd August 2014 by John Howell (MP for Thame & Henley)