Henry (Harry) Price was born in Thame in early 1875 the son of Susan Price of Church Row, and later listed as the son of Henry and Susan Phillips living at 10 Church Row, Thame
In September 1893 at the age of 18½ he enlisted in the Oxfordshire Light Infantry as a militiaman, transferring to the Royal Engineers In February 1896 and saw time in South Africa in the Boer War. By 1901 he was serving as a driver in the Royal Engineers Mounted and Imperial Yeomanry at Aldershot.
As Harry Philips he married Margaret Annie Ward from Islip on 22 Feb 1902 in Oxford and had three sons and one daughter. He had transferred to the reserve in May 1902 and in 1911 he was a general labourer living in Windmill Road with his wife and four children.
At the start of the First World War he re-enlisted as Private 8935 in the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and later served as Private 16303 in the 1st Battalion Hampshire Regiment. He was missing in action near Ypres on 9th July 1915 although his death was not confirmed until July 1916.
Harry is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium, and in Thame on the war memorial and All Saints church memorial board.
The Thame Remembers Cross was delivered to Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium on 30th October 2015 by David & Jenny Dodds (Thame Museum)