|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Holt, Norfolk, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, H K Rice, Holt, Norfolk, England|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in Royal Engineers, 1899-1901.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Field Ambulance 8th Reinforcements|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board H.M.A.T. A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Field Ambulance|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Age at death from cemetery records||30|
|Place of burial||Bapaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 13), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry and Kate RICE, Manor House, Brinton, Melton Constable, Norfolk, England|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 14 September 1915.
Joined 1st Field Ambulance, Mudros, 23 September 1915.
Admitted to No 3 General Hospital, Mudros, 18 October 1915 (diarrhoea); transferred to Lowland Convalescent Depot, Mudros, 13 November 1915; to England, 23 November 1915, and admitted to Brook War Hospital, Woolwich, 4 December 1915.
Found guilty, 15 February 1916, of being absent without leave for 4 days: awarded 144 hours' detention, and forfeited 4 days' pay under Royal Warrant.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 May 1916; taken on strength, 1st Field Ambulance, in the field, 1 August 1916.
Transferred to 3rd Field Company Engineers, 27 September 1916.
Transferred to 1st Field Ambulance, 30 September 1916.
Wounded in action, 9 April 1917 (gun shot wound, right side and chest), and admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance; transferred to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 10 April 1917.
Died of wounds, 10 April 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, RICE Hubert Curtis|