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Name: Guy William Price
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) and Bar
Country: Ireland
Rank: Flight Commander
Service: Royal Naval Air Service
Royal Air Force
Units: 8N, 13N (RNAS)
Victories: 12
Born: 06 July 1895
Place of Birth: Rostrevor, County Down
Died: 18 February 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Near Givenchy-La Bassée
Memorial: Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
 
 
Guy William Price was killed in action while strafing enemy positions. His Sopwith Camel was shot down by Theodor Rumpel of Jasta 23.
Flight Commander GUY WILLIAM PRICE, Deceased.
   Pursuant to the Statute 22nd and 23rd Victoria, chapter 35, intituled "An Act to further amend the Law of Property and to relieve Trustees."
   NOTICE is hereby given, that all creditors and other persons having any debts, claims or demands against the estate of Flight Commander Guy William Price, late of 23, Clarinda-park, W., Kingstown, in the county of Dublin, Ireland (who was killed in action on the 18th day of February, 1918, and to whose estate letters of administration were granted to Mrs. Francesca d'Orange Price (the next of kin of the deceased), in the Principal Registry of the Probate Division of His Majesty's High Court of Justice, on the 18th day of July, 1919), are hereby required to send particulars, in writing, of their debts, claims or demands to us, the undersigned, as Solicitors to the said administratrix, on or before the 8th day of September, 1919; and notice is hereby given, that at the expiration of that time the said administratrix will proceed to distribute the assets of the said testator among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the debts, claims and demands of which she shall then have had notice; and that she will not be liable for the assets, or any part thereof, so distributed, to any person or persons of whose debt, claim or demand she shall not then have had notice. –Dated this 24th day of July, 1919.
   ARTHUR TYLER and CO., 1, Garden-court, Temple, London, E.C. 4, Solicitors to the said Administratrix.
 
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Flt.-Cdr. Guy William Price, R.N.A.S.
   In recognition of the gallantry and determination displayed by him in leading offensive patrols, which have constantly engaged and driven away enemy aircraft.
   On the 2nd January, 1918, he observed seven Albatross scouts, and, crossing the lines in the clouds, he attacked one, which fell vertically, bursting into flames, and crashed to the ground.
   He has on several other occasions driven enemy aircraft down out of control.
 
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) Bar
Flt. Cdr. Guy William Price, D.S.C., R.N.A.S.
   For consistency and determination in attacking enemy aircraft, often in superior numbers.
   On the 22nd January, 1918, when on offensive patrol, he observed seven Albatross scouts. He dived and fired into one of the enemy aircraft, which stalled, side-slipped, and eventually fell over on its back, disappearing through a thick bank of clouds, and was observed by others of our machines to fall completely out of control.
   On several other occasions he has destroyed enemy machines or brought them down completely out of control.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 05 Dec 1917 1350 8N Sopwith Camel (B6311) Albatros D.V (DES) Cite St. Auguste
2 05 Dec 1917 1355 8N Sopwith Camel (B6311) Albatros D.V (OOC) 1 Wingles
3 06 Dec 1917 1045 8N Sopwith Camel DFW C (OOC) 2 Loison, SE of Lens
4 27 Dec 1917 1435 8N Sopwith Camel DFW C (OOC) 2 Henin-Lietard
5 28 Dec 1917 1100 8N Sopwith Camel (B6229) DFW C (OOC) 2 Vitry
6 02 Jan 1918 1113 8N Sopwith Camel (B6312) Albatros D.V (DESF) Cite St. Auguste
7 06 Jan 1918 1255 8N Sopwith Camel (B6371) C (DES) Oppy-Fresnes
8 19 Jan 1918 1215 8N Sopwith Camel (B6371) Albatros D.V (OOC) Sailly, S of Vitry
9 22 Jan 1918 1120 8N Sopwith Camel (B6379) Albatros D.V (OOC) Vitry
10 24 Jan 1918 1225 8N Sopwith Camel (B6379) Albatros D.V (DES) La Bassée
11 28 Jan 1918 1105 8N Sopwith Camel (B6379) C (DESF) La Bassée
12 16 Feb 1918 1115 8N Sopwith Camel (B6379) Albatros D.V (DESF) 3 Pronville

1 Shared with FSL Wilfred Sneath
2 Shared with FSL Harold Day
3 Shared with FSL Wilfred Sneath, FSL Herbert Fowler
 
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