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Elmer Franklin Rice in military uniform
Elmer Franklin Rice in military uniform
TitleElmer Franklin Rice in military uniform
Date of Original191-?
DescriptionElmer Franklin Rice standing in front of a barricks dressed in military uniform.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Soldiers
Military uniforms
Subject (LCSH)World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918 - Military personnel
Personal NameRice, Elmer Franklin, 1882-1935
Organization NameUnited States. Army
United States Military Academy
LocationWest Point (N.Y.)
New York (State)
United States
Item NumberFolio 84.6
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original35 x 26 cm.
Transcription"Elmer Franklin Rice, born in Fargo Dec. 5, 1882, son of Joseph Frank Rice. Appointed to West Point, at instance of Congressman Marshall. Served in Phillipines. Died in Pa., lieutenant colonel, just before World War II." - handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/History"Rice, Elmer Franklin. Army number: none; not a registrant, enlisted prior; born, Fargo, D. T., Dec 1, 1882, of American parents; occupation, student; appointed to the United States Military Academy, West Point, N. Y., on June 15, 1903; graduated from the United States Military Academy, at West Point, N. Y., on June 14, 1907; commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in Regular Army on June 14, 1907. Promoted: 1st Lieutenant, March 30, 1912; Captain, Sept. 8, 1916; assigned to 30th Infantry, to Oct. 6, 1917; Headquarters, 78th Division, to July 14, 1918; Headquarters, 2nd Corps, to Nov. 16, 1918; Headquarters, 7th Army Corps, to Feb. 23, 1919; Headquarters, 3rd Army, to Aug. 4, 1919; Casual Officer, to Aug. 20, 1919; duty at United States Military Academy, to discharge. Promoted: Major, Oct. 6, 1917; Major (Temp.), Jan. 9, 1918; Lieutenant Colonel, April 15, 1919; overseas from Jan. 7, 1918, to Aug. 20, 1919. Engagements: Offensives: Ypres-Lys; Somme. Defensive Sector: Flanders. Principal stations: Syracuse, N. Y.; Camp Dix, N. J.; AEF; West Point, N. Y. Discharged at West Point, N. Y., on Aug. 29, 1919, as a Lieutenant Colonel, from emergency commission only. Reverted to Regular Army status." taken from "Roster of the Men and Women who served in the Army or Naval Service (including the Marine Corps) of the United States or its Allies from the State of North Dakota in the World War, 1917-1918 Volume 3", p. 2687.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionInstitute for Regional Studies Portrait Collection
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (Folio 84.6)
Digital IDrs006741
Original SourcePhotograph
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