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Lance Corporal Arthur George Rice

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1891-08-08
Place of birth: Rockland Ontario Canada
Next of kin: Mrs. Isaac Henry (Irene H) Rice (mother,) 54 Second Ave. Ottawa, Ontario
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Salesman
Address: Ottawa, Ontario
Religion: Baptist
Date of death: 1918-08-08
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 145687
Rank detail

Lance Corporal, 13th Battalion, Infantry (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Hangard Wood. See details in Notes section

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 1573472
LAC ID: 597572
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B8220-S035
Uploader's Notes:

Son of Irena Rice, of 54 Second Avenue, Ottawa, and the late Isaac Henry Rice.

Details from his Circumstamces of Casualty form:

He was attached to the 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Tank Brigade as observer durng the attack South West of HANGARD WOOD. Shortly after the commencement of the attack the tank in which he was riding was seen to be in flames, and later his body, badly burned, was found and buried.

"Previously reported Missing, believed Wounded, now Killed in Action"

Uploader's Research notes: Details of death from Ancestry.com which includes a digitized image of the casualty form from the "Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948" databaseFor King and Empire - Rice, Arthur George
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ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2017-12-11