Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Price

In memory of
Private
George Price
August 9, 1944

Military Service:

Service Number:
L/39074
Age:
23
Force:
Army
Unit:
Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), R.C.I.C.
Division:
(Motor), R

Additional Information:

Son of Alfred George and Violet Price, of Revelstoke, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 421 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY ; Calvados, France
Grave Reference:
VII. F. 14.
Location:
This cemetery lies on the west side of the main road from Caen to Falaise (route N158) and just north of the village of Cintheaux. Bretteville-sur-Laize is a village and commune in the department of the Calvados, some 16 kilometres south of Caen. The village of Bretteville lies 3 kilometres south-west of the Cemetery. Buried here are those who died during the later stages of the battle of Normandy, the capture of Caen and the thrust southwards (led initially by the 4th Canadian and 1st Polish Armoured Divisions), to close the Falaise Gap, and thus seal off the German divisions fighting desperately to escape being trapped west of the Seine. Almost every unit of Canadian 2nd Corps is represented in the Cemetery. There are about 3,000 allied forces casualties of the Second World War commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of George Price – Private George 'Bud' Price (centre)enjoying some downtime with comrades.
  • Photo of George Price – George Price (standing) with Brother Leonard 'Bud' Price.
Leonard survived the war.

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