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Monday, 12 November 2012

Price, William Wynne

Lance Bombardier William Wynne Price
was born on 4th July 1908.

He was the son of Timothy Lawrence Price and Margaret Price.  They were of Presbyterian faith.

In 1911 the family lived in house 41, Glenarm Road, Larne, Co. Antrim.

On 1st December 1925 Price joined Northern Bank at Head Office.  Transfers followed to Ballymena (1925), Head Office (1926), Kilrea (1927), Royal Avenue (1931), Head Office (1935) and Londonderry (1936).

Northern Banking Company, Ballymena

Northern Banking Company Limited, Londonderry

In 1939 he joined the Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery as a Gunner.  He was ‘Called up on Active Service’ on 4th September 1939.  A promotion to Lance Bombardier followed.

Price resumed service with the Northern Bank on 19th November 1945.  Transfers followed until his retirement as Manager, Trevor Hill, Newry on 30th June 1971.

The Staff Magazine ‘The Link (Autumn 1980) contains a photograph of Royal Avenue staff in the 1930’s.

Price died on 30th April 1989.

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