Tipton

Remembers

Private 235057 Bert Wallis Pryce


Killed in Action on Friday, 17th August 1917, age 21.
Commemorated on Panel 75 to 77 of Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

1st Bn., Worcestershire Regiment. 24th Brigade of 8th Division.
Formerly 1548 South Staffordshire Regiment.

Son of George and Jane Pryce, of 59, Fisher St., Great Bridge, Tipton, Staffs.
Born: West Bromwich, Enlisted: West Bromwich, Resident: West Bromwich.

First landed France & Flanders, post 31st December 1915.
Medal entitlement: British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives did not survive.

Not commemorated on any Tipton memorial.
Commemorated here because identified as Tipton on Commonwealth War Graves site.

Link to Commonwealth War Graves Site: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/829949/


Genealogical Data

Birth of Burt Wallis Pryce registered march quarter 1896 at West Bromwich.

1901 Census
59 Fisher Street, Greets Green, West Bromwich, Staffs.
George Pryce (35, Wheelwright, born Montgomery), his wife Jane (38, born Montgomery), and their 3 children: Thomas M. (9, born West Bromwich), Lily M. (7, born West Bromwich), and Bert W. (5, born West Bromwich).

1911 Census
59 Fisher Street, Greets Green, West Bromwich, Staffs.
George Pryce (43, Wheelwright, born Montgomery), his wife Jane Ellen (45, born Knockin, Shropshire), and their 3 children: Thomas Mostyn (19, Wheelwright, born West Bromwich), Lily May (17, born West Bromwich), and Bert Wallis (15, Apprentice Wheelwright, born West Bromwich).


Personal Data

The Commonwealth War Graves web site shows Bert's parents' address as Great Bridge, Tipton. This is most likely in the West Bromwich half of Great Bridge, but he is welcome here.


Action resulting in his death

Still to be researched. Contact me if required.


Newspaper Cuttings

None.