One of 48 Squadron's original pilots, Price transferred to the Royal Flying Corps after serving with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. He scored 7 victories flying Bristol Fighters before he was wounded and shot down by Lothar von Richthofen.
1901 residence same as place of birth. The family residence was
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire when Price enrolled at Reading University, to study Agriculture, before
the war. Enlisting in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, at Birmingham on 31
August 1914, Price served with them until his transfer to the Royal Flying Corps. His parents
were William T. and Amelia A. Price.
Military Cross (MC)
"Temp. 2nd Lt. William Thomas Price, R. War. R., and R.F.C.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. His machine being disabled by hostile fire, and his gun out of action, he managed by skilful handling to effect a safe landing, thus saving the machine and his passenger from capture. He has previously done fine work against hostile aircraft."
Supplement to the London Gazette, 18 July 1917 (30188/7241)