Alfred RICE


RICE, Alfred

Service Number: 227
Enlisted: 12 February 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Nailsworth, South Australia, 18 April 1895
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Enteric followed by Pneumonia, 19th General Hospital, Alexandria Egypt, 2 December 1915, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row B, Grave 82 Rev. R.H. Owen officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 227, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 227, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 227, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward Rice and Alice Rice nee Chesson of 75 Dugan Street, Kalgoolie, WA formerly of Nailsworth, SA. Brother of Freddy Rice, George Rice, Alice Maud Rice, David William Rice, Alexander Rice, Jessie Mildred Rice, Hilda Gladys Rice and Victor Allan Rice

On the Attestation paper it is shown that his father is Edward Rice but in the historical list it shows his father as being George Rice

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal