Cedric Rhys Price
|Cedric Rhys Price|
|Years of service||1925–1959|
|Battles/wars||Second World War|
Companion of the Order of the Bath|
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Educated at Selborne College in South Africa and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Rhys Price was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1925. He served in the Second World War as an officer in the 56th (London) Division and then as assistant military secretary in the War Office.
After the War he became Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the British Joint Services Mission in Washington, D.C. in 1952, Brigadier on the General Staff at Eastern Command in February 1955 and Director of Military Intelligence in June 1956 before retiring in August 1959.
After leaving the Army he joined the staff of the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations. He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1945 Birthday Honours and a Companion of the Order of the Bath in the 1951 New Year Honours.
- "South African history musings". Ross Dix-Peek. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
- "Army commands" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
- "No. 37119". The London Gazette (Supplement). 14 June 1945. p. 2942.
- "No. 39104". The London Gazette (Supplement). 29 December 1950. p. 3.
| Director of Military Intelligence