Henry Phillip (Harry) RICE

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RICE, Henry Phillip

Service Number: 1243
Enlisted: 16 November 1914, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia , 9 September 1881
Home Town: Mullumbimby, Byron Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bushman
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 10 August 1915, aged 33 years
Cemetery: 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1243, 13th Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, New South Wales
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1243, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1243, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1243, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1243, 13th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography

"...1243 Private Henry (Harry) Phillip Rice, 13th Battalion. A bushman prior to enlistment Pte Rice embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Ulysses (A38) on 22 December 1914. He was killed in action on 10 August 1915; he was 33 years old. His two brothers Sylvester Albert and Edward Charles were also killed in the First World War; and all within a year of each other." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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