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Charles Rice
Born (1909-06-22)22 June 1909
Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia
Died 1 April 1962(1962-04-01) (aged 52)
Bexley, New South Wales, Australia

Charles Frederick 'Charlie' Rice was an Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1930s.

Playing career[]

Rice had a six-year first grade career at the St. George club in the 1930s.[1] A big strapping lock forward, Rice was a crowd favourite during his era at the club. Charlie Rice finished his career at Grenfell, New South Wales in 1938.[2]

War service[]

Charlie Rice enlisted in the Australian Army on 11 February 1942, and served as a Driver in the 126 General Transport Company and was discharged on 7 May 1946.[3]

Death[]

Rice died on 1 April 1962.[4]

References[]

  1. Whiticker/Hudson "The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players" 1995 Edition
  2. The SUN (Sydney) 13/4/1938 "Country Gains" https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/229866647?searchTerm=charlie%20rice%20%22St%20George%22&searchLimits=l-state=New+South+Wales%7C%7C%7Cl-decade=193%7C%7C%7Cl-year=1938
  3. WW2 Roll - Australian Army (C.F.Rice) http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?serviceId=A&veteranId=341139
  4. Sydney Morning Herald - Death notice: 2/4/1962

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