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Frederick Gordon Price

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  • Service number
    13 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 7th Contingent AWMM
  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Price AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    1871 AWMM
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Miner AWMM
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Price (mother), Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • South Africa AWMM
    • Driefontein AWMM
    • 24 May 1900-31 May 1902 Transvaal AWMM
      Transvaal, South Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13 AWMM
  • Military service
    Waverly Mounted Rifles AWMM
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Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Queen's South Africa Medal AWMM
    • King's South Africa Medal (South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 clasps) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Enlistment
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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Pre WW1 Vessel was Waiwera AWMM
    Corporal AWMM
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 1st Contingent, 1 Company AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 7th Contingent AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Price returned to New Zealand on the S.S. 'Harleck Castle' but later joined the Staff 7 NZMR as 4060 Regimental Sergeant-Major, sailing aboard S.S. 'Gulf of Taranto' from Wellington on 6 April 1901. (Stowers, p.153)

    After the war Price stayed in Transvaal working in the diamond mines.

    Price also served in World War One in East Africa.

    His sister was the first New Zealand Nurse in France to be decorated with the Royal Red Cross, presented by King George. (Stowers, p.153) AWMM
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Death

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  • Age at death
    73 AWMM
  • Date of death
    Feb 1944 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Johannesburg, South Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Johannesburg, South Africa AWMM
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) War
    http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introduction
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co. AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM