The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, M.B.E. (Military) Member’s 1st type breast badge, silver, hallmarks for London 1919; 1914 Star, with clasp (S-21925 Sjt. F. W. Price. A.S.C.); British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (S-21925 W.O. Cl.1. F. W. Price. A.S.C.); Defence and War Medals 1939-45; Jubilee 1935, unnamed as issued; Coronation 1937, unnamed as issued; Army Long Service and Good Conduct, George V R., 1st issue (S-1010 S. Sjt. F. W. Price. R.A.S.C.); Meritorious Service Medal, George V R., 1st issue (S-21925 Sjt: F. W. Price. A.S.C.); France, Third Republic, Medal of Honour, silver -gilt , with swords Colonel Frederick Walter Price

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French medal of honour with swords silver -gilt only 196 medals gazetted to the British army 29th January 1919.  

He attested for the Army Service Corps at York, and served during the Great War on the Western Front from 10 August 1914, and subsequently as a Staff Sergeant-Major on the Quartermaster-General’s Staff. He was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 1926 Birthday Honours’ List, and was commissioned Lieutenant (Quartermaster) in the Royal Army Service Corps on 14 January 1931. He was advanced Lieutenant-Colonel in 1943, and retired on 12 March 1947, being granted the honorary rank of Colonel, the first Quartermaster of the Royal Army Service Corps to be so honoured.