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Harry Shercliffe RICE

Regimental number2246
Place of birthPort Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address122 Edward Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Samuel Rice, 122 Edward Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date29 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 6), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Lucy RICE. Native of Port Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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