image from the Suffolk Chronicle And Mercury – 1917

Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 4th March 1917; age 20; KiA.

Occupation: on a lathe in the engineering shop at Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Acting Bombardier; Service Number: 895120.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 55th Division Ammunition Col. (T.F.)


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference.


Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery,


West Vlaanderen,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs. Price (formerly Mrs Vine), of the Lord Nelson Inn, Fore Street, Ipswich.




1901   31, Cumberland Street, Ipswich.


Bertie was 4 years old and living with his mother, brother & step father.

Charles Herbert Price, 28, a Working Jeweller, born Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Eliza Elizabeth H. Price (nee Southgate), born Ipswich.

Harry Charles Vine, 9, born Ipswich.


1911   41, Oxford Street, Ipswich.


Bertie was 14 years old, a Coal Merchants Clerk. He was living with his mother, brother, stepfather, & stepsiblings.

Charles, 37, a Working Jeweller.

Eliza, 39.

Harry, 19, an Engine Fitter Apprentice.

Charles Ernest Price, 9, born Ipswich.

Winifred Priscilla Price, 3, born 5, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.

1 Boarder.


Bertie’s father was Harry James Vine, born 1870, Ipswich – died 5th March 1898, at 4, Nelson Terrace, Upland Road, Ipswich, after a painful operation.


Soldiers’ Effects to Eliza E. Price – mother.


Bertie is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Church WW1 War Memorial
, Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich. ,  Alan Road Methodist Church and the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.



 Royal Field Artillery, 55th Division Ammunition Col. (T.F.) 

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