Owen Glendower Howell-Price was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the 3rd Battalion, AIF and subsequently served at Gallipoli where he won the Military Cross and was mentioned in despatches for his bravery at Lone Pine. During July and August 1916 he fought at Pozieres and Mouquet Farm, France, where he was awarded the Distinguished Service Order and was again mentioned in dispatches. Owen was killed in action near Flers, France on 2 November 1916 . His final words were 'Give my love to the Battalion'.

Lieutenant Colonel Owen Glendower Howell-Price DSO, MC
Lieutenant Colonel Owen Glendower Howell-Price DSO, MC (1890-1916)
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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).