Price, Llewellyn Evan

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Llewellen Evan Price 1919 - 1944

Evan was the youngest son of Henry Edward and Helen Gilmour Price. He grew up in a family of ten siblings of ages ranging over twenty years. They all spent their summers in Tadoussac at the Harry Price House. Evan grew up in Quebec City and attended Quebec High School As a teenager in Tadoussac, his active young group of friends included his older brother Ted, Jimmy Alexander, Jean (Alexander) Aylan-Parker, Betty (Morewood) Evans, Phoebe (Evans) Skutezky and Ainslie (Evans) Stephen, Mary (Hampson) Price, Barbara (Hampson) Alexander and Campbell, Nan (Wallace) Leggat, and Jackie Wallace.
When World War II was declared, Evan joined the Royal Canadian Airforce. He did his pilot training at Camp Borden and Trenton and went overseas in 1940. He was assigned to North Africa where he took part in the allied advance from El Alamein to Tripoli. In 1943 Flight Lieutenant Evan Price returned to Canada as a flight instructor at the RCAF Operational Training Base at Bagotville, Quebec. Six months later, in January 1944, while flying to Quebec to attend the funeral of Lt. Col. “Canon” Scott, his plane crashed near Baie St. Paul. He is buried in Mount Hermon Cemetery in Quebec.

Greville Price

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