John Howell-Price served with the Royal Naval Reserve from 1915 to 1918 and in the Royal Australian Navy from 1918 to 1921. He survived the sinking of the HMS Alcantara in February 1916 and took part in the submarine attack on Zeebrugge, Belgium, on 23 April 1918 for which he received the Distinguished Service Order. He subsequently served with the Merchant Navy until his death on 13 November 1937 in Liverpool, England.

Sub-Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Commander) John Howell-Price DSO,
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Sub-Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Commander) John Howell-Price DSO, DSC (1886-1937)
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Sources:

Chris Coulthard Clark, The Diggers : makers of the Australian military tradition : lives from the Australian dictionary of biography (Carlton, Victoria: 1993, pp. 189-191).

Douglas Pike, Australian Dictionary of Biography (New York: 1983, pp. 381-382).