CEF Soldier Detail

Lance Corporal Arthur George Rice
Died: August 8, 1918

Regimental Number:
145687
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
13th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Rockland, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs. Isaac Henry (Irene H) Rice (mother,) 54 Second Ave. Ottawa, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Ottawa, Ontario
Date of Birth:
August 8, 1891
Trade or Calling:
Salesman
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Ottawa, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
November 25, 1915
Age at enlistment:
24
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
42 Inches
Expansion:
4 Inches
Religion:
Baptist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Hangard Wood. See details in Notes section
Date of Death:
August 8, 1918
Age at Death:
27
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 8220-35
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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" database
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lance Corporal Canadian Infantry 13th Battalion

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"