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Alfred Ernest RICE

Regimental number792
Place of birthPortsmouth England
OccupationSleeper cutter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Rice, Alandale near Wilga, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Re-embarked from Albany, 29 July 1918, on board HMAT A74 'Marathon', as 792 Sergeant, Western Australian Reinforcement 2.

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

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