Private 1st Class, Artly., Bat. F, 81st Div., 318th F. A. Born in Halifax County; son of Nelson and Mrs. Edith Bell Rice. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Weldon, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson May 27, 1918. Transferred to Camp Mills, N. Y., July 23, 1918. Sailed for France. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., June 20, 1919.